Getting messy. 90 day fiance star memphis smith claimed that her ex-husband, Hamza Moknii, it was “abusive”. According to court documents obtained exclusively by In contact, Memphis claimed that Hamza was both verbally and physically abusive during their marriage.
The former couple was introduced to viewers in season 5 of 90 Day Fiancé: Before 90 Days. After meeting online, they met and dated long distance for eight months. Memphis eventually traveled to Hamza’s native Tunisia to meet him in person for the first time. They got married just weeks after their initial meeting in January 2021 and learned shortly after that Memphis was pregnant with their first child together. Memphis, already the mother of two children at the time, gave birth to her daughter, Kiori, in October 2021. In contact exclusively reveal Kiori’s name in February 2023.
The Michigan native publicly confirmed her split from Hamza in April 2022 when she shared a photo of herself using breast pumps. “Breastfeeding/nursing moms!! It doesn’t STOP because we work, it doesn’t STOP so we can sleep, and it definitely DOESN’T STOP so we can play!” she wrote next to the photo. She subtly revealed her relationship status by adding the hashtag “single mom life.”
Ever since they announced their split, they’ve been embroiled in a nasty custody battle over their daughter.
Hamza revealed that he parted ways with Kiori in June 2022. “Today is Father’s Day. It would be my first Father’s Day with my daughter, we should be celebrating together,” the TLC personality wrote via her Instagram story at the time. “I don’t know when I’ll see her. I miss her every day. Today she should be special, but all I can do is wait patiently to see her again.”
In February 2023, In contact broke the news that the former TV couple’s divorce was finalized on October 28, 2022.
A big bombshell during the divorce proceedings included Hamza asking for his daughter to take a paternity test. after she suspected that Memphis got pregnant by her ex-husband, justin sandoval, In contact exclusively revealed.
According to court documents, she believed her ex had “sexual relations” with Justin during their long-distance relationship and she became pregnant before they met in Tunisia for the first time.
However, the ruling concluded that Moknii must pay Kiori’s alimony, confirming that he is the biological father.
Keep scrolling to find out everything we know about Memphis and Hamza’s divorce.