Nipsey Hussle’s baby mother Tanisha Foster is fighting tooth and nail to gain full custody of her own flesh and blood, this according to TMZ, who broke the story moments ago. In legal papers obtained by the media outlet, Foster asserts that while Nipsey Hussle was alive, the estranged lovers shared in the childraising responsibilities of their child, 10-year old Emani.
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For as long as the issue of Nipsey’s custodial arrangement has been in the headlines, Tanisha has been made out to be an “unfit parent,” generally by Nipsey’s family and closest of kin. Within the same legal papers, Foster claims that her characterization has been unfair, to say the least. While he was alive, not only did they share in their parental responsibilities, but Nipsey had her set up in an apartment, or so she claims. Since Nipsey’s passing, his assets have been relocated based on the stipulations of his will, or through the dispersal of an arbitrator, resulting in Foster losing her monthly allowance.
Although, Foster feels she’s being unfairly judged due to a “problem past,” she won’t allow the contempt of her in-laws to eat away at the core. As per TMZ, she will instead let the court of law run its course. “If everyone was truly interested in doing what is best for Emani, they would treat me as her mother and not in the manner that they have,” she told the appellate court. As of this moment, Emani is in the care of Nipsey’s flesh-and-blood family, until further notice.