Lil Tay is in line for a comeback on the heels of her dying hoax … as a result of there have been vital developments in her mom’s custody battle with Tay’s dad.
Angela Tian‘s attorneys Lorne MacLean, Okay.C., and Fraser MacLean, inform TMZ … the viral star’s father, Christopher Hope, has been ordered to cough up roughly $275,000 in again baby assist, courting all the best way again to 2014.
We’re informed he’ll additionally should proceed to pay month-to-month baby assist going ahead — Tay’s solely 14.
What’s extra, the attorneys say Angela has sole decision-making energy, and courtroom authorization to relocate with Tay exterior of Vancouver, if she chooses.
Keep in mind, it was Christopher who obtained a courtroom order in 2018, requiring Tay to depart L.A., return to Vancouver and cease making on-line content material. Now, Angela’s attorneys are saying that is modified … they are saying the courtroom’s orders will assist Tay advance her profession.
Angela tells us it is a HUGE win for Tay and her, saying the prolonged custody battle has put them “in a relentless state of extreme melancholy.” She says Christopher’s “disgusting monetary motivation” has been a large weight she’s glad is lastly lifted.
She continues, “I’ve been financially ruined preventing for my daughter’s rights and freedom which ought to have by no means been taken away to start with. Now we have received our case in courtroom and my kids and I can lastly transfer on from this nightmare. My daughter can pursue and obtain her desires on her personal phrases, and we’re lastly a cheerful household once more, collectively.”
As we reported, Angela and Christopher had broadly totally different concepts for Tay’s profession again when she reached the height of her viral fame, when she was simply 8.
Christopher stated he wished a extra conventional profession path — stuff like singing and performing. However, together with her mother on the helm, Lil Tay is likely to be again on-line very quickly.
TMZ broke the story, information of Tay’s dying — posted on her IG final week — wasn’t true in any respect … and we had been informed her account was taken over by another person. A spokesperson for Meta confirmed it had certainly helped Tay regain management of her account.
We have reached out to Christopher for remark concerning the custody modifications, however he stated he had no remark.
We coated Lil Tay’s custody drama on the newest episode of the TMZ Verified podcast, accessible on all podcast platforms.