logo
Instagram/nipseyhussle
Instagram/nipseyhussle

Nipsey Hussle's Ex Claims Rapper's Sister Unlawfully Took Their Daughter

Mary Scott
May 20, 2019
07:12 P.M.

In the latest custody battle development, Nipsey Hussle’s baby mama, Tanisha Foster, is accusing the late rapper’s sister, Samantha Smith, of taking their daughter without permission following his murder.

Advertisement

The battle continues between Smith, who is asking to be named as legal guardian for Nipsey’s ten-year-old daughter Emani Asghedom, and Foster, the child’s birth mother.

Advertisement

In court documents obtained by The Blast, Foster objects to Smith’s filing that the court should appoint her as Emani’s guardian following Nipsey’s death.

Foster reiterates that she is the child’s birth mother and believes that counts for something with the law and policy of the state.

“[Foster believes that the] Law and Policy of this state favors the protection of the rights of natural parents and their children. Objector has statutory priority over petitioner.”

Advertisement

Foster further accuses Smith of unlawfully keeping Emani who was visiting her father, Nipsey [birth name Ermias Asghedom] on the day he was murdered.

'I love my daughter and I’ll do whatever it takes to get her back.'

She reportedly alleges that Smith “unlawfully took the minor and as of this date, despite objectors demand, refused to return the minor to Objector.”

Advertisement

Foster argues that Smith’s actions of removing Emani from her mother’s custody and refusing contact between the two are not in Emani’s best interests, and as such, Nipsey’s sister’s petition should be denied.

A judge is reportedly yet to rule on the case, but Smith has the support of Nipsey’s brother Blacc Sam and his father, both of whom have signed documents stating that they believe the late rapper’s sister should be granted guardianship of Emani.

Advertisement

Both sides were in court last Tuesday for a hearing in the case that the Department of Children and Family Services has since taken an interest in.

The hearing was reportedly emotional as Foster broke into tears at the sight of her daughter, whom she said she hadn’t seen in months. The court was also cleared for 20 minutes to give Emani and her mom some time together alone.

Nipsey’s sister, Samantha, applied for guardianship of Emani last month, indicating that she didn’t want Tanisha to be aware of her move.

Advertisement

It was the judge attached to the case that, however, chose to have Foster involved and set a hearing to listen to everyone’s side.

Advertisement

After Tuesday’s hearing, Foster told The Blast:

“I love my daughter and I’ll do whatever it takes to get her back.”

Nipsey was shot to death on March 31 outside his South LA clothing store, "The Marathon."

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Al Pacino’s Twin Daughter, Olivia, Is the ‘Prettiest’ as She Poses for Horror-Themed Shoot

November 09, 2023

Two Little Sisters Go Missing after Last Seen in Pajamas in Their Home at 11 p.m.

January 26, 2024

Wendy Williams’ Son Afraid She ‘Could Die’: He Speaks Out about Mom’s Diagnosis with ‘Pain’ in His Eyes

February 27, 2024

Anna Nicole Smith's Mom Thought Her Granddaughter Might Also Pass Away – How Girl Changed over 17 Years

January 11, 2024

Lisa Marie Presley's Twins, Who Loved to Dress Up & Perform on Stage, Now in Their Father's Custody as Singer Died

November 26, 2023

Gayle King's 'Favorite Son' Proposes to Girlfriend with Oprah's Help: 'It Has Happened!'

February 27, 2024

Mother of Two Wants to Foster Teenager but 'Horrified' Sister Warns Social Worker

December 01, 2023

Cass Elliot's Daughter Owen Vanessa Elliot-Kugell Met Her Father after Her Mother Died

December 05, 2023

Honey Boo Boo Reveals Moments with Her Sister before She Took Her Last Breath: ‘My Heart Goes Out to You’

December 12, 2023

Wendy Williams Had 3 Blood Transfusions & Couldn't Recognize Own Driver — Inside Her Dementia Battle

February 28, 2024

Paris Hilton Finally Shows Video with Daughter After Secretly Welcoming Her - 'Omg How Beautiful,' Fans React

December 11, 2023

Couple Adopts a 6-year-old Boy, Finds Him Nursing a Strange Baby in His Room the Next Day – Story of the Day

May 04, 2024

Mama June's Daughter, Anna 'Chickadee' Cardwell, Dies at 29 – Tragic Details

December 12, 2023

Alex Batty Found after Being Missing 6 Years & Reveals His Story in First Interview

December 22, 2023