Terrell “T.O.” Owens, who is trying to land a spot with an NFL team this year, is $20,000 behind on child support payments and may be facing jail time.
WSB-TV reports that the former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver — who was recently released by the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League — didn’t show up for his child support hearing in Atlanta on Thursday. The judge was pretty upset.
Melanie Smith, the mother of Owens' 7-year-old daughter, said he hasn’t made child support payments in months. A previous agreement required Owens to pay Smith $5,000 per month.
“It’s a tragedy, not only that we are here today; this is the third case she has had to file in the last year,” Smith’s attorney Randy Kessler said.
Less than 10 minutes into the hearing, Judge John Goger called both attorneys into his chambers. When they returned, the case was rescheduled for July 19 and Owens could face jail time if he doesn’t show up.
“We are hoping next week the case will come to a resolution and Mr. Owens will pay and pay every month,” said Kessler.
Owens’ attorney, David Hartin, told the judge it was his fault Owens didn’t attend the court hearing. He said he didn’t communicate well with his client.
Last May, Owens appeared on “Dr. Phil” with three of his baby mammas who accused him of being a deadbeat dad.
Terrell Owens continues to wait for an opportunity to return to the NFL and recently did an interview where he again stated that he still has something to offer a team.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones encouraged Owens, 38, to reach out to him for advice last month.
Jones added: "He's still got the ability to be quite a threat as a receiver. I would advise...
Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens owes $20,000 in child support payments and could be facing some jail time if make another wong move
Owens snubbed his nose at appearing in court on Thursday in Atlanta, and Judge John Goger is irked.
But alas, T.O.'s attorney David Hartin, said he wsn't thre because of a miscommunication with his client. Wow, they're...
It appears that the Terrell Owens child support payment saga may be coming to a head at some point in the near future. For over a year we have heard stories about T.O.’s failure to pay child support to the mothers of his children. The issue has been a topic of debate in the media and on shows like “Dr. Phil,” and we even defended T.O. last year for the way the media was portraying...
Terrell Owens has made it clear he wants to return to the NFL. Instead of worrying about getting back into professional football, however, T.O. should be focusing on staying out of prison. According to a report by WSBTV.com in Atlanta, Owens has not paid $20,000 he owes in child support. The former star wide receiver reportedly did not show up in court for his child support hearing...
According to Erica Byfield of WSBTV 2, free agent NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens is $20,000 behind in child support payments and could be facing jail time.
Owens failed to show up for his child support hearing on Thursday and Judge John Goger was very upset, per Byfield.
Owens’ attorney David Hartin told the judge to blame him for Owens not showing up, since...
The Terrell Owens saga continues, it’s been reported that Owens is $20,000 behind on the payments and could face jail time, according to a report posted on an Atlanta television station’s website.
Owens, 38, was recently cut by the Indoor Football League‘s Allen Wranglers for violating his contract. Owens was receiving a six-figure salary and an owership stake in the franchise...
Terrell Owens is akin to a dumpster fire. Just when you thought Owens had hit rock bottom, the former wide receiver/diva/sociopath managed to throw more gasoline on the fire that is his life.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that a woman is trying to sell photos that show Owens making lewd gestures during a Skype conversation he had with her.
Naturally, Owens is claiming...
It seems apparent the Terrell Owens is having trouble acquiring and keeping a job these days.
Owens is $20,000 behind in child support payments. County Judge John Goger was angered when Owens failed to appear at his hearing. Accepting the blame for his absence is Owens Attorney David Hartin, who claims he did not communicate with his client.
Owens reportedly agreed to pay $5,000...
Like many ex-NFL players, Terrell Owens is in the financial lifeboat. He's already been tossed overboard by teams, and now he's floating along in the sea of life, completely directionless.ESPN reported yesterday that Owens is facing potential jail time in regards to being behind in child support payments. This is just another item on the "filing for bankruptcy"...
Dear Jerry Jones,
I am writing to ask that you consider signing Terrell Owens this season.
This is not a sympathy plea but more so a suggestion to roll the dice.
You are a man of great ambition and fortitude. We all know you like to do it big, as evidenced by that gargantuan, luxe stadium you built in Texas. With all due respect, you have not done anything big,...
Detestable, and unemployed, wide receiver Terrell Owens is $20,000 behind child support payments for his seven-year-old daughter and Judge John Goger threatened to throw the deadbeat behind bars if he misses a rescheduled July 19 hearing at the Fulton County … Continue reading →
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was asked how he’d feel if Terrell Owens re-joined the team.
“Honestly, it would be indifferent for me,” Witten said. “I think it’d be hard for me to make a comment on it, really.”
Even wide receiver Dez Bryant didn’t have much to say. He just said that Owens is a “great guy” and “it’d be big” if he signed...
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