Battle For Ol' Dirty Bastard's Estate Continues In Court
According to The New York Post, Suzy Wong and Cheryl McCall both have 11-year-old boys fathered by ODB, born Russell Jones.
Wong and McCall appeared in court and claimed that ODB's current estate administrator and widow, Icelene Jones blew over $225,000 since the rapper collapsed and died of a heart attack inside of Wu Tang’s Manhattan based 36 Records, in Nov. 2004.
Icelene, has three children with ODB, who also has five other children out of wedlock.
Wong and McCall allege that Icelene, who was legally ODB's wife, had almost no contact with him for years.
"We wanted to make objections to Icelene being the administrator, and her accounting," Wong said. "She's playing the sorry and sad widow, but the truth is they hadn't had a marital relationship for 12 years."
Two other women says the estate owes over $266,000 in back child support for a son and a daughter, while a woman in Pennsylvania with a daughter fathered by ODB hasn't requested any money.
ODB's mother Cherry supports the women's claims against Icelene, who denied squandering the money. In court papers, Icelene blamed the estate's issues on her former lawyer, Steven Mandel.
Icelene also claimed that Cherry misused between $200-$500,000 of the estate's funds.
ODB's estate earned $122,000 between June 2005 and Aug. 2006. Those earnings are expected to increase significantly, when ODB's posthumous album A Son Unique hits stores.
A Son Unique features guest appearances by Missy Elliott, Macy Gray, RZA, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Pharrell, N.O.R.E., Clipse and others.
The release has been delayed by a dispute with mogul Damon Dash, who owns the rights to the album.
ODB's former manager Jared Weisfeld claims Dash owes the estate over $200,000 due to a previous contract with ODB.