Jill Scott is attempting to maneuver on together with her life, however issues preserve gettin’ in the best way
Scott, 45, and her estranged husband Michael Dobson, 49, will spend Feb. 15 — the day after Valentine’s Day — in a Tennessee court docket room, the place Dobson is reportedly asking for a $500,000 payout.
Whereas associates of Dobson’s say non-disclosure settlement prohibits him from discussing the lawsuit, we’re instructed, that for Dobson, the payout is a matter of precept.
“He isn’t going to let Scott shame him,” says one supply. “Michael nonetheless loves Jill. He has all the time felt like she’s his ‘trip or die’ all through their relationship.”
One of many issues that make this case an uphill battle for Dobson is that he signed a prenuptial settlement, the phrases of which haven’t been disclosed. We’re instructed that Dobson feels that contract shouldn’t be legitimate as a result of sure sections of the doc, in response to him, weren’t stuffed out correctly.
The pre-nup signed between Scott and Dobson didn’t cease him from tearing into the “Gettin’ within the Manner” singer in November 2017, when she filed for divorce.
“She’s an evil lady, I’m telling you,” Dobson instructed Bossip.com in an interview the place he additionally warned the three-time Grammy winner: “If you wish to attempt to shame me, attempt to slander me, I can combat soiled.”
The pair was married in June 2016 and separated by September 2017. She filed for divorce two months later.
Scott cited “inappropriate marital conduct” in her submitting, and likewise claimed that “additional cohabitation can be unsafe and improper.” She claims Dobson is out of labor, although he has reportedly insisted that is not the case.
Scott has one baby, an Eight-year-old son, together with her ex-boyfriend, drummer Lil’ John Roberts. She was married to her longtime boyfriend Lyzell Williams from 2001 to 2007.
Dobson and Scott married in a “non-public” ceremony in Tennessee. They haven’t any kids collectively, although we’re instructed that he has 5 kids from earlier relationships. Dobson at the moment resides in Atlanta, however the court docket proceedings will happen close to Nashville, the place they lived collectively whereas married.
Scott isn’t the primary musician with whom Dobson has shared a residing area. We’re instructed that he was Sean “Diddy” Combs’ roommate at Howard College in Washington, D.C.
With Flo Anthony, Brian Niemietz