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Worst Deadbeat Dad Wanted in Multiple States After Popping Bottles at 700 Person Birthday Bash

November 14, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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A man known as the worst’ deadbeat dad’ for owing child support on 25 children to 15 different women is now wanted in another state for owing money on three more kids he fathered.

Terry Tyrone Turnage was wanted two years ago in Memphis, Tennessee, because he owed thousands in child support payments for the care of dozens of children.

Turnage, who is in his late thirties, has a warrant issued in Forrest City, Arkansas, where he owes child support to at least two women, and probably a third child he allegedly fathered.

The exact number of children he has fathered and the exact number of women involved is not known..

Paula Stewart, 22, who has a two-year-old son by Turnage, told WREG this week: ‘Everybody tells me, ”What you doing talking to him?”

”’How you didn’t know he had all these kids?” Uh duh, I’ve been in school. I wasn’t out like that.’

Another woman Miesha Davis, found out the father of her son was ‘famous’ after a conversation with the child support office.

She believed that her little boy was number 26 and that Turnage had a child by another woman between her and Miss Stewart.

Turnage is known as a Forrest City club owner who drives lavish cars and has the nickname TYB, which stands for ‘Take Your B*****’.

He recently threw a 700-person birthday party over two days at his club where he bragged about spending hundreds of dollars popping bottles of top-shelf champagne.

Both Miss Stewart and Miss Davis attended the club event saying that they just went ‘to have a good time’ and not to see Turnage.

During a recent child support hearing in Forrest City, Turnage did not show up for his appointment.

In 2012, a girlfriend, who had spent nearly eight years with Turnage, said her ‘knees buckled’ when a prosecutor at family court told her that the father of her child had 20 other children.

During the whole relationship, I only knew of four children,’ Latoya Shields told WREG in 2012.

‘At that time, three years ago, my child was the 21st child. Yeah, that would be overwhelming for anybody.’

In May 2012, Turnage filed a petition at Shelby County Juvenile Court to lower his child support payments for the mothers of his children – but didn’t even bother showing up to the hearing.

Shields maintains that Turnage has shown little interest in his daughter. ‘She calls him and it’s a “hi” and “bye, see you later” type of situation,’ she said.

Shields received checks from him for only $6 and $9 dollars. He was ordered by a judge to pay her $259 dollars a month.

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