Nas Ordered to Pay Kelis $299K in Child Support, Legal Fees
Queens rapper Nas has been entangled in a bitter dispute over child support costs with his estranged wife and singer Kelis for almost a year, and it looks like the case is finally coming to a close. According to TMZ, their dispute was settled in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, where Nas was ordered to pay Kelis $299,015.50 in fees and child support.
Nas is required to pay Kelis $47,249.42 in back child support and $40,454 in back spousal support, as well as 90 percent of Kelis’ legal fees — $155,787.28 for lawyers, plus another $48,549.83 in accounting expenses. Additionally, the court has ordered Nas to pay $10,000 per month in spousal support until he pays off his debt.