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Oh No! Arrest Warrant Issued for Terrell Owens!!!

6 Nov

An arrest warrant was issued for Terrell Owens after he failed to show up for a court date regarding child support payments, the AP is reporting.

TO may be BROKE! Diana Bianchini, a spokeswoman for Owens, said Saturday the free-agent wide receiver tried to reschedule an Oct. 24 hearing in Contra Costa County Court because he had set up a televised workout in the hopes of hooking on with an NFL club. No teams attended the workout. (WOW!)

According to Bianchini, Owens was looking for a new attorney and was representing himself while trying to change the court date. She said his new attorneys will deal with the warrant issued this week.

Bianchini said Owens is seeking to modify his child support payments because they were based on the approximately $12 million a year he was making in 2007 when he played for the Dallas Cowboys.

The 37-year-old Owens has been rehabilitating a left knee injury that required surgery. He played 14 games for the Cincinnati Bengals last season, making 72 receptions and scoring nine touchdowns.

Terrell Owens Sues Lawyer After $2 Million Loss

4 Nov

After remaining in headlines for an alleged suicide attempt, failing to get picked up by a team and financial issues, NFL player Terrell Owens is suing lawyers after a $2 million investment went awry.

Owens, a free agent NFL wide receiver, is suing  one of the top national law firms,  Greenberg Traurig, for advising him to invest $2 million in an illegal Alabama gambling facility.

Owens wants damages stemming from professional negligence and issues with accounting, Courthouse News Service reported. Owens’ complaint is against Pamela Linden, his legal representation for business and real estate deals.

However,  a portion of the money invested by Owens was used to pay other investors, including other NFL players. He maintained that Linden failed to adequately communicate with him, instead speaking with his investment advisors, Pro Sports Financial.

In his complaint to the court, TO spoke about being introduced to an “investment opportunity involving a real estate, resort, entertainment, dining and gaming project in Alabama, known as ‘The Country Crossing Casino’ (the ‘entertainment project’),” according to Court News Service.

The official court complaint stated that Owens was initially interested in the opportunity after being told about how he would benefit.

“The entertainment project was unique to the Alabama/Southeastern region of the United States and would generate unusually high revenue since it contained a gaming hall which would house a for profit electronic bingo component and Pro Sports, with the assistance of the developer of the entertainment project, presented Owens and Linden with an illustration and profit estimates of the earnings that Owens would realize,” the complaint reads.

According to the complaint, Owens did not realize that things went sour with his investment until 2011.

“In 2011, Owens became aware that one or more investors in the entertainment project had filed lawsuits against Pro Sports and/or the defendants but was unable to obtain any details,” the complaint read.

Adding, “In or about August 2011, Owens was further told by Linden that she would no longer be able to answer questions about his personal interests in the entertainment project or the operating agreements or subscription agreements, loans, investments or collateral of the Country Crossing entertainment project since she denied acting as Owens’ personal counsel and only claimed to be counsel for the entity in which Owens held an ownership interest.”

The NFL and reality TV star filed the complaint in Palm Beach County, Florida and is being represented by Michael Simon with Simon & Sigalos, of Boca Raton. He has spoken about issues with the misappropriation of his finances in previous interviews.

“I definitely have been going through a lot of personal problems and obviously I had a financial advisor that has misappropriated funds and taking advantage of a situation,” Owens told ESPN recently.

Courthouse News Service and The Christian Post contributed to this report.

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