On Thursday (Sept.
2) a Chicago judge ordered that Twista’s wife, Rashida Mitchell be restrained
from talking to the press about her divorce with the rapper.
The order comes
after an article that was printed in The Chicago Sun Times accused the rapper
of neglecting his daughter.
The article was
published last week and referred to Twista’s success as a rapper. It also
revealed his daughters name, age, school district and photograph.
Mitchell in 1991 and three years later the couple had a little girl. They have
been separated since 1996 and the divorce proceedings started in 1999.
come in court with phony check stubs showing that he made about $2,000 a month,”
Mitchell said. “The court ordered Twista to pay me $100 a week in 1999.
Right now he is two months behind.”
Twista has other
children besides the one he has with Mitchell, but none of the mothers have
come forward to complain.
Mitchell said her
daughter was unhappy.
is Twista although he has not given her the life that she deserves," Mitchell
said. These comments moved Twista’s Chicago attorney Jeffery M. Leving,
to file an emergency petition for a restraining order.
"It is a sad
state of affairs when a Judge has to order a mother not to speak to her child
about the father in a negative manner,” Leving said.
The granting of
the restraining order also establishes that the rapper is current with his child
a loving father and his daughter means the world to him,” Leving said.