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Jenelle Evans Child Abuse Claims: Is She in the Clear?

Jenelle Evans has posted numerous photos of the years that have made many people think she's a bad mother.

She's also said lots of cruel things and acted in various ways that have caused Teen Mom viewers to question whether or not she's a fit parent.

But is she actually an abusive one?

Yes, ex Nathan Griffith alleged several weeks ago, telling authorities that the son he shares with the MTV star, Kaiser, had been showing up to his home with bruises.

This took their long-time feud to an entirely new level.

But was Nathan telling the truth? Will authorities bring charges against Evans?

The answer is finally is…

1. The Battle Over Kaiser

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Jenelle and Nathan welcomed Kaiser into the world in 2014. But things have gradually gotten worse and worse between the exes, with Griffith even filing for custody earlier this summer.

2. For What Reason?

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Nathan believes Jenelle and husband David Eason have created an unsafe environment at the home in which Kaiser is being raised.

3. Wait, There’s More

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Nathan has also demanded that Eason not have any contact with the four-year old and claimed that Jenelle did drugs while pregnant. Like we said, this has all turned vicious.

4. How is Kaiser’s Home Unsafe?

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It may seem like a small thing, but one issue at stake has been that David and Jenelle basically do not have a fence around their pool. (More children die from drowning in the United States than any othr cause of accidental deaths.)

5. And What About Those Guns?

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There has also been quite the social media uproar over Kaiser actually using a gun. Is he being taught proper gun safety… or being placed in severe danger?

6. How Bad Have Things Gotten?

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Child Protective Services has reportedly visited Jenelle at home 20 times — in the last year alone. That is just bonkers.

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NFL’s Martavis Bryant’s Baby Mama Claims He’s a Deadbeat, Owes $80k in Child Support

The mother of Martavis Bryant’s 5-year-old daughter says the NFLer has been dodging child support payments for months … and claims he owes her nearly $ 80k. Bryant’s baby mama — Jasmin Keesley — tells TMZ Sports the Oakland Raiders WR has only…

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Angelina Jolie Slams Brad Pitt: A Loan is NOT Child Support!!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been trying to keep this ugly divorce as private as possible, but now their contentious battle has spilled out into the open.

Angelina can prove that Brad is an unfit father, because he hasn’t paid child support. Brad replied by slamming that as “media manipulation.”

Now, Angelina is firing back … and spilling a whole lot of details about his failings as a father.

Angelina’s attorney, Samantha Bley DeJean, tells People that Angelina’s grievances against Brad Pitt are legit.

She says that Angelina’s court filing “was both legally appropriate and factually accurate in all respects.”

“What has been filed by Brad’s side today is a blatant attempt to obfuscate the truth,” DeJean states.

“And,” DeJean continues, Brad wishes to “distract from the fact that he has not fully met his legal obligations to support the children.”

In other words, she’s saying that Brad doesn’t want the world to know that he’s a deadbeat dad.

So … what’s this business about a loan? As you may recall, Brad countered that he had loaned her $ 8 million to purchase a home.

“Following the incident of September 2016,” DeJean explains. “Angelina and the children needed to move from the family home, which Brad chose to keep, including all of its contents.”

The incident being the one that took place on a plane and led to Brad Pitt being investigated for child-abuse.

If Brad wasn’t going to leave, then Angelina had not real choice but to move out.

This was when, DeJean says, Brad was “asked to assist in the expense of a new home for Angelina.”

Brad offered assistance … after a fashion.

“Instead,” DeJean says. “He loaned Angelina money, for which he is charging her interest on a payment plan.”

Yikes. While interest on $ 8 million is definitely something that Angelina can afford, she might as well have gone to a bank for the loan instead of to the man who claimed the family home for himself.

DeJean affirms that Angelina fully intends to “honor that loa.n”

However, DeJean makes clear: “A loan is not, however, child support and to represent it as such is misleading and inaccurate.”

So it’s not like Angelina is trying to weasel out of paying interest on the loan.

Instead, DeJean says, she “is asking Brad to pay 50% of the children’s expenses.” You know, his job as a parent.

Unfortunately, DeJean says, Brad “has not” been contributing his fair share.

“Angelina has had to shoulder the majority of those without his contribution for the past two years,” DeJean says.

DeJean reminds everyone: “Child support is not optional in California.”

“Typically,” DeJean says. “A father of means would pay these expenses voluntarily”

A good father would, anyway. But we suppose that a good father wouldn’t do whatever Brad did on that plane to end his marriage and get himself investigated by the FBI, either.

DeJean says that a normal father with the cash would already be paying “without the need for a request or court order.”

This might be a good time to mention that, according to the internet, Brad Pitt’s net worth is nearly a quarter of a billion dollars.

DeJean concludes: “We are hopeful that this can be resolved without further delay or posturing.”

Divorces can be messy — especially ones that are triggered by an incident of alleged child-abuse rather than by a marriage slowly succumbing to entropy.

Angelina and Brad have tried to keep the details of their divorce quiet for a host of reasons.

We suppose that it’s no surprise that what’s making them lash out at each other publicly is money.

Just because Angelina is a wealthy woman who can afford to single-handedly provide for all of her children does not mean that she should have to.

We hope that both parties are doing their part for their children, as required by the law and also by basic decency.

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Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt: Pay Child Support, You Cheapskate!

It was only a matter of time, we suppose.

Nevertheless, it still make us sad to write the following sentence:

Things between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are starting to get very ugly.

According to new legal documents filed by the famous actress on Tuesday, her handsome and estranged husband hasn’t paid any “meaningful” child support for a year and a half during their ongoing, and at times contentious, divorce proceedings.

As a result, Jolie says she is planning to seek a court order to force Pitt’s gorgeous hand.

“[Pitt] has a duty to pay child support. As of present, he has paid no meaningful child support since separation,” wrote Jolie’s lawyer, Samantha Bley DeJean, in a two-page brief filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

The brief was obtained by NBC News and other reliable media outlets.

As has been custom in this divorce case, neither Pitt nor Jolie are on public record with quotes about how the other side is acting.

But various reports over the past several months have indicated that Jolie is growing increasingly frustrated over the direction of the negotiations. 

Adds Angelina’s attorney in regard to this child support issue:

“Given the informal arrangements around the payment of the children’s expenses have not been regularly sustained by [Pitt] for over a year and a half, [Jolie] intends to file an RFO for the establishment of a retroactive child support order.”

(Note: An RFO is a request for a court order.)

(Second Note: The court filing did not define what is “meaningful” support. We do not know the amounts being discussed here.)

Speaking as always these days through spokespersons, Jolie explains that the purpose of her latest court filing “is to provide closure to the marriage in a way that clears a path toward the next stage of their lives and allows her and Brad to recommit as devoted co-parents to their children.”

Pitt counters that he has “fulfilled his commitments.”

The stars got married in 2014 (over a decade since they got together) and broke up in September of 2016.

They have six kids – Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 10-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox – and, until now, the main source of tension in their split has been custody of these kids.

Not payment for the kids’ expenses.

Insider tells TMZ, meanwhile, that this new filing is yet another attempt by Jolie to trash Pitt in the press.

These insiders allege that Pitt and Jolie have an informal child support agreement and that Pitt has gone above and beyond what it entails; he has supposedly handed his ex-wife millions of dollars for this purpose.

In June, after the actor and actrss failed to reach a private agreement on custody, a judge established a detailed schedule for Pitt to spend time with the children (except Maddox, who according to the court, is old enough to decide for himself how much time he wants to spend with his dad).

This arrangement remains temporary, however.

And questions remain over whether Jolie is trying to punish Pitt by limiting his visits with the kids…

… or if she actually believe he’s a bad influence on them.

How did we ever get here, right, Brangelina fans?

Last year, lawyers sought to seal records pertaining to the couple’s six minor children in the ongoing divorce and child custody case.

Still, though, information continues to leak out.

The children are residing in London with Jolie right now as she filming Maleficent 2, yet normally live in Los Angeles, where Pitt also lives.

Pitt’s legal team has alleged in court documents that Jolie and her legal team have compromised the children’s privacy through court filings in a bid to undercut Pitt in the couple’s custody battle.

As we said: it’s all turned very ugly.

Let’s just hope it reaches an amicable conclusion soon.

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Troian Bellisario and Patrick J. Adams: Expecting First Child!

A pretty celebrity has some non-little news to share with the world…

… and this is no lie:

Troian Bellisario is pregnant!

The Pretty Little Liars alum and her famously handsome husband, Suits actor Patrick J. Adams, are expecting their very first child together, E! News has confirmed.

Word of this nature started to spread in late May after the 32-year-old was seen on the beach in Mykonos, seemingly with a just-developing baby bump protruding out of her swimsuit.

Since then, Bellisario has kept a fairly low profile… and neither she nor Adams has actually confirmed that their family of two will soon become a family of three.

But multiple reliable outlets are now reporting this as fact.

Bellisario and Adams, meanwhile, were most recently seen out on public in London on May 19, showing support for a certain former Suits actress who was marrying a certain gorgeous prince.

Indeed, the two were prominent guests at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Royal Wedding!

Adams and Bellisario met in 2009 while starring in a play; they got engaged in 2014

From there, the actor and the actress tied the knot in a beautiful wedding in Southern California in December 2016.

They took their honeymoon in Australia.

“What’s not to like about working with Patrick? He is talented, intelligent, funny, handsome, so that makes my job across from him easy to do, and he is my best friend so every day was a blast,” Bellisario told The New Potato in 2017.

For his part, Adams left the USA Network hit Suits after Season 7, the finale of which featured his character marrying and going elsewhere with Markle’s character.

He made headlines shortly afterward by addressing Prince Harry in a funny and sweet Tweet that read as follows:

Playing Meghan’s television partner for the better part of a decade uniquely qualifies me to say this:

Your Royal Highness, you are a lucky man and I know your long life together will be joyful, productive and hilarious. Meghan, so happy for you, friend. Much love.

At the time of his departure, Adams gushed a bit over Bellisario in explaining this professional decision, telling The Hollywood Reporter:

“After seven seasons – really, eight years of being away from home and away from my now-wife and there was that pressure.

“At the moment, I’m interested in taking a break.

“It’s nice to be home. It’s really nice to be with Troian, our dogs and to take the time to figure out exactly what shape I want to take my career after this.”

Adams now has time to ponder this, it’s true.

He’ll also soon have time to change diapers and help around the house with the baby.

Congrats to the very happy and attractive couple!

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