Here's Why Tyrese Reportedly Cancelled Seeing His Daughter – Twice

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 19:  Tyrese Gibson (L) and his daughter Shayla Somer Gibson visit "Extra" at Universal Studios Hollywood on August 19, 2015 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Here's Why Tyrese Reportedly Cancelled Seeing His Daughter – Twice

His ex-wife isn't happy.

Published November 9, 2017

Tyrese was in a nasty court battle with his ex-wife, Norma Mitchell Gibson, over his 10-year-old daughter, Shayla. She accused him of child abuse, but the investigation was dropped. Throughout the court proceedings, Tyrese has stayed on social media, crying about how much he loves Shayla. He even flew a banner over her school that read, “NO MATTER WHAT, DADDY LOVES YOU SHAYLA.”

Now, according to, Tyrese has already canceled two visitations with Shayla: "Tyrese had the option to see Shayla last Saturday and again on Monday (with a court monitor). But Norma Gibson’s legal team says they didn’t hear from him and the visitation never happened." The site also alleged, "Tyrese also has the option to see Shayla this weekend, but just this morning he Instagrammed that he is 'headed to Abu Dhabi for the formula 1 races and to see my non judgmental family and to take a much needed break from America and the blogs.'" There is no word on how long he will be in the Middle East.

Norma's lawyer released a statement to "We were disappointed to learn that Mr. Gibson won’t be exercising some of the visits with his daughter that we offered him for the next week. Wherever he is, we hope he’s getting the help he needs to be the father Shayla truly deserves.”

Sounds like the battle between these two exes won't end anytime soon, but it's unfortunate their kid is in the middle of it.

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Written by Renee Samuel

(Photo: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)


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