Smith filed a paternity suit in February demanding she get full custody of their alleged son, insisting that Jordan take a paternity test and dole out child support dollars for getting her pregnant in 1995. The legendary Hall of Famer, though, stood his ground and denied he was the father of the boy. During the case’s discovery process, Jordan’s attorney uncovered the fact that Smith named her ex as her son’s biological dad in her divorce filings. Smith withdrew her suit one month after filing it with the courts, but there was always a possibility that it could be refiled.
Estee Portnoy, a spokeswoman for the wealthy entrepreneur and majority owner of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats, stated then that Smith’s legal move didn’t have a leg to stand on and Jordan would not pay her one red cent.
Now, according to TMZ, on July 19, a judge referred to Smith’s filing as bogus and even called her out as a gold digging media hound who hired a publicist before even securing an attorney to represent her.
The judge then ordered Smith to ante up the money to pay Jordan’s legal bill.