Leah Still's mother, Channing Smythe and defensive tackle Devon Still, have reached a financial agreement for child support, months after Smythe went public that Still wasn't paying.
Devon Still's ex is waving the white flag in their fight over child support -- telling TMZ Sports the two sides have reached a financial agreement that's in the best interest for their daughter Leah.
But now, Channing says the two sides were able to work out their money issues -- telling us, "He is helping me out financially" ... noting that Devon is still playing a huge role in parenting Leah.
Still was paying voluntarily but stopped because, per Smythe, he had wanted them to move from Delaware to Cincinnati. With Smythe not working to focus entirely on Leah's health, the financial impact was significant. We do have a feeling that when her comments went public, she might have felt remorse... probably after hearing people -- of whom walk in neither of their shoes -- begin their criticisms.
On June 2, 2014, Leah was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma. A five-hour and 50-minute surgery was performed in September that successfully removed the tumor, her lymph nodes and her right adrenal gland, "where it all started". Unfortunately she still isn't cancer-free, which Still announced in a heartbreaking update this month.
"I wanted to hear so bad that my daughter's cancer was gone and when I didn't it hurt me bad," wrote Still on his Instagram account. "I couldn't even bring myself to tell my family the results without breaking down. I honestly just wanted to shut down from every one. But I understand that blessing don't happen when I want them to, they happen when they're suppose to. So we are going to keep faith and keep fighting no matter what."