BSO- Tiffany Render wants a Florida court to find that Howard is the father of her 5-year-old daughter, and slapped the 28 year old with a paternity suit on May 12th.
There was speculation that Render was one of the eight mothers of Howard’s eight children back in 2010, when it was reported that she gave birth to a daughter named Layla.
Apparently, Howard and Render had worked out a custody agreement and settled on child support outside of court around the time the girl was born. But Howard, judging from the filing of the paternity suit, reneged on their agreement, allegedly.
If Howard is established as the legal father of Render’s child, the mother will likely seek a legally binding child support agreement.
Dwight Howard is bad at a lot of things. Living up to his potential, maintaining any likability whatsoever, fatherhood, and of course, public relations. Come on Dwight. Collectively society has a short attention span these days. I am sure there are a bunch of people that forgot you have 8 children by 8 different women. You have to use that max contract to make sure it stays that way. What sense does it make to pay the first seven mothers and then put up a fight with the eighth? It's all or nothing 'SuperMan'. You'e pockets are already hemorrhaging. Why stop the bleeding when a few more drops could blind the public eye until at least next season?
I actually don't even care if it's his child or not. After the fifth one by the fifth different mother you should lose the benefit of the paternity test. Is anyone questioning Bill Cosby's 30th victim that went public with accusations? Hell no, everyone just accepts that he probably did it and that's good enough for them. You pass 5 paternity tests in a row and we can just assume that 6-8 are going to come back with similar results. Leave it to Dwight to wait until he had an irresponsible sex life to develop a pattern of consistency. It might be a reputation that he doesn't want. It might be a reputation that will cost him a substantial percentage of his lifetime income. However, it's a reputation that he's earned. Hey Dwight, maybe it's best to just hold up your end of the bargain instead of reminding the viewing public why we hate you so much.