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Where and/or how did Mario Winans and Janel Bennett meet?
Bennett met Winans in 1997 through their mutual friend Sean "Diddy" Combs.
Why did Mario Winans and Janel Bennett break up?
Other Relationship Information about Mario Winans and Janel Bennett:
Mario is refusing to support his 3-year-old son with Janel, who was in an eight-year relationship with Mario before she had her son, Jordan. She claims she was evicted from her home in Miami because Winans won't pay child support. She claims to be "homeless and living with friends on the South Side of Chicago," where she works as a cocktail waitress. In 2005 a DNA test proved paternity. Documents filed in a Miami-Dade, Fla., court last Jan. 2 stated, "Mario Winans is obligated to pay Janel Bennett $4,500 per month due on the first of each month as child support.
Janel said that after telling Winans she was pregnant, he disappeared from her life. She claimed Winans has only seen Jordan once.
Classic Quotes by Mario Winans and Janel Bennett about their relationship:
"He hasn't paid me. I just wanted support, and I was on disability and Medicaid and welfare just to have the baby." Janel Bennett 3/8/2008
"Joy lives in a 16-bedroom mansion and her daughter wears mink coats and Seven jeans, and my son doesn't have boots to wear in the winter." Janel Bennett 3/8/2008
"[He] doesn't send Christmas cards, doesn't send him birthday cards, nothing." Janel Bennett 3/8/2008
"He stopped paying last year...by the end of August 2007, I lost the house and moved to Chicago. I just want him to do right by Jordan. It would be so simple for him to call me so we could work something out." Janel Bennett 3/8/2008