South African Girl Living With Chris Rock's Family Has A 'Pleasure' Visa

Entertainment | 11/25/2015 | 03:15 PM EST

The Rock family has renewed the visa multiple times over the past several years

The mystery's been solved as to why a seven-year-old South African girl has been living with Chris Rock's family for the past several years. TMZ reports the young girl named Ntombi (pictured bottom right) has been in the U.S. on a B2 "visitor for pleasure" visa.


As previously reported, the details of Ntombi's stay prompted an international investigation into how and why the girl's biological parents allowed her to live with the Rock family since 2008. While Ntombi has become part of the family, even enrolling in a New Jersey school, there are no documents proving her adoption.


But the truth has finally come out. From TMZ:


"Our sources say Ntombi entered the country on a B2 'visitor for pleasure' visa. The visa allows the visitor to stay in the U.S. for up to 1 year, after which time the visitor must go back to her country and fill out paperwork before coming back.  


We're told Ntombi and Malaak went back to South Africa every year and reconnected with the girl's biological family, which included a mom, a dad, a brother and a sister. We're told each time, Ntombi and Malaak returned to the U.S. in short order."


It is unclear if the Rock family made a financial agreement with Ntombi's biological parents.


Rock is currently going through a divorce with his wife Malaak Compton-Rock. He is asking for shared legal and physical custody of the couple's two biological children.

 

(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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