Phaedra Parks has refused to allow Apollo Nida's sons to visit him in prison, but RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that his fiancée is bringing her daughter along when she visits him behind bars — and her ex is not happy about it!
Nida, 37, announced Monday that he is engaged to Sherien Almufti, a New Jersey real estate agent originally from Jordan. Not long after, Derrick Copes, who has been divorced from Almufti for two years, reached out to Radar to reveal why he is upset over the whole situation.
"I'm not giving her child support right now because she's taking my daughter to prison and I have asked her numerous times to stop doing that," he told Radar. Copes normally pays Almufti $450 a month in support for their daughter.
"My daughter is eight years old, she is not happy to go into a prison," he insisted. "If you want me to give you money, I will, but at the same time you have a responsibility to our daughter."
As Radar reported, Nida is serving an eight-year sentence at the Fort Dix Federal Correctional Facility in New Jersey, and Parks has never taken their sons, Dylan, 3, and Ayden, 6, to see their father.
But Almufti has taken her daughter, Copes said, and he is furious.
He blasted, "If Apollo is in my daughter's life, that's no problem — but don't take her to prison. Phaedra doesn't even take her kids to prison!"
Speaking of RHOA, Copes also claimed Almufti recently pulled their daughter out of school to go film the show.
"She took my daughter out of school a week an half ago to go to Atlanta to film," he told Radar. "Who takes their kid out of school to go film when it's not educational? That is not good parenting."
He ripped Almufti, telling Radar, "I don't want my daughter on the show. I don't want her going to a jail."
Nevertheless, Copes told Radar that Almufti is free to marry Nida, as far as he is concerned.
"At the end of the day I don't have a problem with them seeing other. We've been divorced for two years. It's not about Sherien's relationship with him," he said. "It's only about me not being happy with our 8 year old going to a prison."
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