[EXCLUSIVE] Frank Ocean’s Dad Living Near Poverty Levels, Needs Disability Check to Survive

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Despite the fact that Frank Ocean (real name Christopher Francis Ocean) has raked in millions from his music career, his estranged father claims to be living in poverty — theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports. In fact, he lives off of his disability checks.

Last month, the 26-year-old’s father, Calvin Cooksey, filed a $142 MILLION dollar lawsuit against Russell Simmons. He accused the hip hop mogul of defaming his name by calling him a deadbeat dad on his website, Global Grind.

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Cooksey said Global Grind portrayed him as a horrible father, when in reality he said Frank’s money hungry