On Monday, former NFL wide receiver Robert Meachem was sentenced to 30 days in jail over his failure to pay almost $400,000 in child support. The New Orleans Advocate first reported Meachem’s sentencing.
“This year could be the one in which I make $25,000,” I wrote, last fall, in the addendum to my California Child Support Income and Expense Declaration form. “I am a freelance writer and my salary can fluctuate wildly. However, from 2009 to 2014 I consistently earned less than $10,000.”
In the months leading up to the birth of his special-needs daughter, ex-NFL linebacker Clint Session lost interest in his relationship with the mother. He also, according to court documents obtained by the New Times Broward-Palm Beach, started stashing his money.
According to the L.A. County Child Support Services Department, the former ballplayer owes more than a quarter-million dollars in child support payments for his two sons.
Perhaps this is what he meant when he said he was enjoying retirement and declined to rejoin the Giants. You'll recall that Strahan and his wife entered into a rather stormy split. Included, among other things, were allegations that Strahan was gay. In the end, Strahan's wife, Jean Strahan, received a judicial award…