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Kelis is in the middle of a legal firestorm as she has been forced to plead not guilty to 20 counts of contempt after she reportedly violated their custody deal by taking their son out of the country.

According to reports, a trial has been scheduled for Jun. 20, where Kelis could be sentenced to fines or, in extreme cases, jail time.

Kelis is alleged to have taken their nine-year-old son, Knight to Colombia. Knight was scheduled to spend New Years with his father, but Kelis did not return until Jan. 14th. Her current husband is from Colombia.

"In or around December of 2018, Petitioner (Kelis) moved to Cartagena, Colombia and took the minor child without my consent,” Nas wrote in the court docs. 

"On Christmas, Petitioner informed me by text message that although her ‘plan’ had been to bring the minor child back to me in Los Angeles for New Year’s, the plan had changed. She then stated that the new plan was to come back on January 4, 2019.”

Nas was reportedly unable to get in touch with Knight for the duration of the trip.

Kelis went viral last year after she revealed that ex, Nas was alleged violent towards her and also detailed their bitter custody battle.