Still says story he failed to pay child support untrue
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still says his former girlfriend’s comments about a failure to pay child support are “untruthful” and he’s letting the dispute play out in court.
Still’s 4-year-old daughter, Leah, has gained national attention for her fight against cancer. More than $1 million has been raised for cancer research and treatment from the sale of Still’s jersey.
The girl’s mother, Channing Smythe, told the New York Daily News that Still hasn’t made child support payments for the last four months, causing a hardship. Still issued a statement on Wednesday calling the story “untruthful” but declining to go into detail while the matter is worked out in court.
Still and Smythe are no longer a couple.