In a time where designer bags and red bottoms are the signature staples of the celeb elite, Angela White, better known to some as Blac Chyna, has turned the tables. Instead of flaunting her threads, she’s putting them up for sale to keep her ship sailing. And at the heart of it all? An intense custody battle with none other than hip-hop sensation, Tyga. Strap in; this ride isn’t for the faint-hearted.
Blac Chyna’s fabulous walk-in closet once teeming with opulence is now more of an auction house. From Gucci gowns to Prada pumps, her fashion treasures are being sold off. Why? To secure her son’s future and fight a legal battle against Tyga, the father of her child.
In an exclusive interview with ET, Chyna shared, ” “I feel like a lot of things hold energy, right? And we had discussed this before, I just kind of wanted a fresh start. And I don’t think nothing’s wrong with selling your old stuff.”
She continued, “I feel like, at this point in my life, I don’t really value materialistic things. Yeah, it looks nice, but it’s like, why go out and grind and hustle for this money to go.”
According to documents acquired by TMZ, Chyna has managed to gather a hefty sum of over $178k this year, all from selling her precious belongings. While this might seem like a sizable amount, Chyna describes it as a mere ‘stopgap measure’. She’s worried about running out of assets to sell, especially with legal bills stacking up like never-ending Louboutin boxes.
Here’s where it gets juicier: the custody battle isn’t just about time spent with their son, King. Chyna alleges that Tyga has been playing the evasion game. He allegedly refuses to share his contact information, address, and even King’s basic needs, such as health details and school location. One would think this is straight out of a telenovela, but no, this is the life of the rich and famous.
However, some insiders spill a different story. Word on the street (or rather, from TMZ sources) is that Chyna is well aware of Tyga’s residence. More so, Tyga has supposedly been covering most of King’s expenses, including private school fees and medical bills.
Fans and followers are unsurprisingly divided. Tweets range from compassionate pleas to let Chyna have her maternal rights to outright Team Tyga shout-outs.
One comment captures the sentiment, “Team Tyga. He’s been a good dad for a long time. Maybe she should start with more visitation time.”
Yet another fan empathizes with the emotional toll, saying, “That selling stuff to pay bills be hitting different.”
The backdrop to this custody saga goes beyond the current legal drama. Last year, Chyna revealed that she had sold three cars due to the lack of support as a single mother. A bold claim that was quickly countered by both Tyga and Rob Kardashian, her other ex and father of her daughter, Dream. Both men claimed they were paying hefty amounts for their children’s schooling and questioned the need for additional support.
This year, Chyna has been a buzz on social media, thanks to her significant shifts in lifestyle. She has dialed back on her surgical body enhancements and facial fillers. In addition, she exited the OnlyFans platform, where she had a staggering 2021 earning of $240 million through sharing risqué images. Moreover, she recently marked her first year of being sober.
Chyna was also awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities by the Sacramento Theological Seminary and Bible College this year.
But now, Chyna isn’t just asking for more time with her son. She’s also asking Tyga to pitch in $125,000 for her legal and accounting fees. Considering she’s selling items via The RealReal, a luxury online consignment store, one can only wonder: Is this a sign of financial desperation, or is it a strategic move to make a statement?
This isn’t the end, though. The final episode of this couture meets courtroom drama has yet to play out. But one thing’s for sure: in the glitzy world of celebrities, even personal battles come with a touch of extravagance. Whether you’re Team Blac Chyna or Team Tyga, keep those popcorns ready. This saga is far from over.