comedian Tiffany Haddish She says she has “lost everything” in the wake of the sexual assault case against her, and is not sure that her dismissal will improve her job prospects.
“Oh, I lost everything. All my gigs are gone,” she said TMZ in LAX. When asked if dismissing the lawsuit might change things for her, she replied, “I don’t know, brother. I don’t have a job. I don’t have a job, brother.”
earlier this month, Haddish and fellow comedian Aries Spears were sued for “deliberate emotional abuse, gross neglect, sexual battery, sexual harassment, and sexual assault of a minor” by plaintiffs identified as Jane Doe. The lawsuit focused on two schematic videos filmed seven and eight years ago, including “Through the Eyes of a Child Lover.”
distance Announcement of the lawsuitHaddish took to Instagram, writing:
“I know people have a bunch of questions. I get it. I’m right there with you. Unfortunately, because there’s an ongoing legal case, there’s very little I can say right now. But, obviously, while this sketch was intended to be comic, it wasn’t Absolutely funny – and I’m so sorry I agreed to star in it. I’m really looking forward to being able to share a lot about this situation as soon as possible.”
On September 20, Plaintiffs filed notice of dismissal With bias, meaning that the lawsuit cannot be returned. in In a joint statement, the two plaintiffs address only Haddish, and say they wish her the best.
“My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and we now know that she would not hurt me, my brother, or help anyone else do anything that could hurt us,” the statement read. “We wish the best for Tiffany and are so glad we can all put this behind us.”
in Another video Shared by TMZ, Haddish says so Her main concern is throughIt was the ordeal “About the kids and making sure they’re okay.” The actress also explains that she is no longer in contact with Spears.
If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, contact RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.
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