Rapper Flo Rida and ex-girlfriend Alexis Adams’ son, Zohar Dillard, suffered critical accidents after falling out the household’s fifth-floor condominium window.
Adams — who welcomed her youngster, now 6, with the “Proper Spherical” performer, 43, in 2016 — has since filed a lawsuit, claiming that her New Jersey condominium constructing had defective “home windows that posed a hazardous situation,” in keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by Us Weekly.
In her submitting, Adams reveals that Zohar’s accidents are critical, together with a number of pelvis fractures, left metatarsal fractures, a grade-three liver laceration, inner bleeding and collapsed lungs. Zohar is presently in an intensive care unit to deal with his accidents.
“As a single mother to a particular wants youngster, this looks like a nightmare. My coronary heart is damaged into 1,000,000 items,” she instructed Us in an announcement on Thursday, March 30, noting she is “so grateful” that Zohar remains to be alive. “I’m devastated, offended and struggling to come back to phrases with the truth that my solely youngster has suffered extreme accidents on account of willful negligence of our landlord and others concerned in failing to take mandatory security measures.”
She added: “It’s devastating to see my youngster undergo such ache and trauma understanding this might all be prevented. My son may have died! I want I may take away his ache. … I hope no different household has to undergo the same tragedy.”
Flo Rida, whose actual identify is Tramar Lacel Dillard, has not publicly commented on the continuing lawsuit or his son’s vital situation.
Zohar, who was identified with hydrocephalus shortly after his beginning, arrived in September 2016. Nonetheless, Adams has claimed that her child boy has had little contact with the “Low” rapper. (Hydrocephalus is a neurological situation that causes an irregular accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid inside cavities of the mind.)
“Flo Rida has solely seen his son as soon as throughout the paternity take a look at however saved his shades on and his again turned,” she claimed to the Every day Mail in 2018. “They have been in the identical room. He didn’t attempt to hug Zohar, nothing. It was very chilly.”
The make-up artist, who sued her former beau in 2017 for not paying youngster assist, instructed the U.Ok. outlet that the Florida native had solely been protecting Zohar’s medical insurance coverage and a nominal quantity of kid assist that she didn’t really feel is “sufficient for a particular wants youngster.”
She additional alleged to the Every day Mail: “Even after Zohar’s surgical procedure, he hasn’t reached out to seek out out if he’s OK. I discover it unusual as a result of Flo Rida is all the time concerned in charities pertaining to youngsters. … Being a single mother going to quite a lot of physician’s appointments and never understanding what else your son may want is heartbreaking.”
Flo Rida, for his half, has by no means publicly addressed the custody battle or his relationship with Zohar.
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“Since paternity, he has not acknowledged Zohar in any respect, nonetheless to today,” Adams alleged throughout a 2020 look on the “ASAP: One other Shawn Allen” podcast. “Even after we did have the paternity take a look at, and this simply reveals you the form of particular person that he’s, Wendy Williams’ manufacturing group reached out to his legal professional after paternity was established they usually nonetheless put out an announcement about ‘allegedly.’ That ought to present individuals proper there.”