Harassment Charge Against Tiffany Haddish, Ram Spears Dropped By Prosecutor Pipa News

Harassment Charge Against Tiffany Haddish, Ram Spears Dropped By Prosecutor

A woman who filed a lawsuit accusing comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears of taking care of her and her brother when they were children and abusing them on camera for sexually explicit skits has filed a petition for the claim to be dropped. point.

The plaintiff asked the U.S. District Court for Central California to dismiss her lawsuit with prejudice, meaning it cannot be resubmitted. No reason was given for the withdrawal of the lawsuit.

In a statement, the woman, who was only identified as Jane Doe in court documents, said “we’re glad we can put all this behind us.”

“My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and we now know that she would never harm me or my brother or help anyone else do anything that could harm us,” the statement read.

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Haddish, Spears and lawyers for both comedians have not publicly commented on the situation since the lawsuit was filed.

The lawsuit was originally filed on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles County Superior Court by Jane, 22, on behalf of herself and her brother, 14, who was identified as John Doe. The lawsuit alleged that Haddish and Spears sexually assaulted the two siblings on camera for comedy skits, leaving them “traumatized for life”.

At the time of the alleged incidents, Jane was 14 and John was seven.

Just under a week after the lawsuit was filed, Haddish addressed the claims in a post on her Instagram, expressing her regret for her involvement.

“While the sketch was meant to be comedic, it wasn’t funny at all — and I deeply regret that I agreed to star in it,” Haddish wrote.

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According to the lawsuit, Haddish and Spears met the two siblings because their mother was friends with Haddish through the comedy circuit.

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In 2013, Haddish reportedly asked Jane to act in a skit with her after the comedian appeared as a guest speaker at the summer comedy camp Jane attended. Haddish told Jane she had the “perfect role” for her, the lawsuit reads.

The following year, Haddish reportedly offered a part to Jane’s younger brother, telling the siblings’ mother that it would be “a sizzling role for Nickelodeon” to help the boy be cast by the TV network, the suit says. .

The plaintiff’s mother asked Jane to supervise the shoot, but the siblings were told to be “separate” to film, the lawsuit claimed.

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The lawsuit originally alleged that both Jane and John developed social disorders as a result of the alleged abuse.

Lawyers for Haddish and Spears separately dismissed the lawsuit at the time, describing it as a shakedown. Andrew Brettler, Haddish’s attorney, claimed that the plaintiff’s mother “has been trying to assert these false allegations against Ms. Haddish for several years.”

The lawyer called the claims “undeserved” and said Haddish had previously shown that she “wouldn’t be shaken”.

In a separate statement, Spears’ attorney Debra Opri said the comedian “wouldn’t fall for a shakedown.”

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