Singer Jermaine Jackson has had his wages garnished for unpaid child support on the same day he purchased a $160,000 (£106,660) sports car.

Alejandra Jackson, the mother of three of the singer's children, reportedly obtained an order which allowed California government officials to withhold $3,750 (£2,500) from The Jackson 5 member's wages on 30 September (13), the same day he purchased a 2011 Ferrari.

Alejandra, who has had several child support issues in the past with Jackson, was awarded $3,000 (£2,000) for her regular monthly support and $750 (£500) for the amount past due, according to