Dennis Rodman has had more than his fair share of legal troubles in the past, but now it seems that the former NBA star is facing one of his toughest times yet. According to reports, Rodman is “broke and extremely sick” and owes nearly $1 million in child support.
According to the L.A. Times, Rodman is facing a 20-day jail sentence for failing to pay spousal and child support to his ex-wife, Michelle Moyer. As of March 1, Rodman owes Moyer $808,935 in back child support for the 9- and 10-year-old children and $51,441 in back spousal support.
However, Rodman’s lawyer, Linnea Willis, said in court documents that he is “extremely sick” and barely able to cover his own living expenses, much less the $5,000 he also has to pay for a child from another relationship.
“Respondent Dennis Rodman is broke and cannot afford any additional fees,” according to court documents filed on his behalf. Willis also claims that the attorneys that have represented him to date have done it pro bono.
Rodman’s exact illness wasn’t revealed, but it’s safe to say that he’s not doing too well in several aspects of his life. Clearly, Rodman is in quite the child support predicament, but he’s not alone at all. Check out some other major child support cases below. – nicholas robinson