Chaka Khan јυѕt won temporary custody οf hеr 10-year-οld granddaughter bесаυѕе thе child’s parents аrе drug addicts says TMZ.
The “I’m Every Woman” singer filed a petition for appointment of guardianship last week ,claiming she has already “assumed on a day-to-day basis the role of the child’s parent fulfilling both the child’s physical and psychological needs for care and affection.”
Chaka claims the child’s mother who lives in the same house is incapable of caring for the girl because of a “heavy involvement in drugs.”
Chaka’s sister Tammy McCrary who was also awarded custody,filed an additional statement in the petition, claiming Chaka’s son “also uses and abuses drugs and other illegal substances.”
The judge temporarily granted the petition for custody on September 6th … and extended it today. A hearing is set for October to make it permanent.
We’re glad Chaka cleaned her up her act so she could help her granddaughter.