Dwight Howard’s reputation took a big hit during his “INDECISION” on whether he wanted to stay in Orlando or not. So, one has to wonder about the timing of this.
He and the mother of his son Royce Reed have been through their share of legal drama in the past, but it appeared everything had been resolved.
But now Dwight is asking for full custody of their son. The question begs is it because he truly feels Royce is a bad mother or did he see the positive press Dwyane Wade received for having full custody of his sons and is trying to get public perception back on his side?
If it is the former I fully support his attempts to get his son out of a bad situation. If it is the latter then it proves he isn’t fit to have sole custody.
While you ponder that, here are the details of the case and some shocking accusations by Royce Reed.
The mother of NBA star Dwight Howard‘s son wants the judge in their custody case removed stat … because she claims he has it out for women who have children out of wedlock with NBA stars.
Royce Reed is battling Dwight in court in an effort to retain primary custody of their son. Dwight filed docs earlier this month to try and wrangle custody from her … claiming she interferes with his relationship with their son and makes it difficult for him to see the boy on his scheduled days.
The “Basketball Wives” star came back this week with a motion of her own … to have Judge Tim Shea taken off the case. She claims he has a bias against baby mamas and she fears he may side with Dwight because he’s a local celebrity.
Reed also claims there might be a conflict of interest since Shea’s own website lists one of Howard’s lawyers, Mayanne Downs, as one of his endorser.
I will be honest if I was in a custody case and the Law firm of my opponent was an endorser of the judge who is up for re-election, I wouldn’t feel very comfortable about my case.
Secondly, there does seem to be seem to be some validity in Royce’s claims that Judge Shea has some bias against women.
After multiple complaints the Florida Supreme Court tried to suspend him for being a bully and some sexiest remarks. One of the complaints was that he asked a female attorney to get everyone coffee as if she was his secretary.
The buddy buddy relationship with the Law Firm would be more of a concern to me than the sexiest comments, but both could be seen as valid reasons to have him removed from the case for a more impartial judge.
As far as the claims that Dwight has other children out there that no one knows about, we have our investigative team on it and will have an update this afternoon.
The more important thing is what is best for Royce and Dwight’s son. My hope is that he isn’t being used as a pawn in a bigger game that is being played, but based on Dwight’s history no one can be sure the real motivation.