Tiffany Haddish and accuser Aries Spears ask judge to dismiss her lawsuit against comedians
The unnamed woman who accused Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears of sexually abusing her has withdrawn her lawsuit against them.
The 22-year-old asked the judge overseeing the case to withdraw her lawsuit with a bias, meaning it cannot be dismissed, according to court documents obtained by TMZ on Tuesday.
The plaintiff, known only as Jane Doe, originally sued the 42-year-old Girls Trip star and 47-year-old former MADtv mentor for allegedly grooming her and her brother when they were 14 and 7 years old.
DailyMail.com has reached out to a Haddish representative for comment.
Moving on: A woman who accused Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears of sexually abusing her and her brother when they were 14 and 7 years old, has withdrawn the lawsuit, according to documents obtained by TMZ on Tuesday. She claims they filmed erotic comedy sketches
After withdrawing the lawsuit, the woman released a statement.
“My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and now we know that she would never harm me or my brother or help anyone else do anything that could harm them. me,” she wrote. ‘We wish Tiffany all the best and are glad we can all put this behind our backs.’
Notably, Spears is not mentioned in the statement at all, even though both seem obvious.
Previously, the accuser had urged the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office to ‘immediately arrest and prosecute’ celebrities.
The reason for her change of heart after making such disturbing statements was not immediately known.
Permanent: The woman asked the judge to withdraw her lawsuit with a bias, which means it cannot be dismissed in the future; Haddish seen in July in San Diego
In her lawsuit alleging comic book abuse, the unnamed woman said that one of the sketches the group filmed was titled Through a Pedophile’s Eyes.
The woman and her brother – John Doe – said they were forced to engage in erotic acts on camera, which left them with emotional scars they still face to this day. now.
In addition to filing the lawsuit, Jane Doe sent a letter to Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, accusing authorities of doing nothing about the case in the nearly two years since their mother reported it to Las Vegas Police. in January 2020, according to The Daily Beast.
In the letter, Jane Doe alleges Haddish and Spears were named in the original complaint, and that the LVPD referred the case to the Los Angeles Police Department, but the LAPD officer tasked with ‘doing nothing with the complaint this.’
Statement: ‘My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and now we know that she would never harm me or my brother or help anyone else do anything that might cause harm. harm us,’ she wrote in a statement that did not mention Spears. ‘We wish Tiffany all the best and are glad we can all put this behind our back’
The letter continued: ‘The breadth and complexity of this matter requires your legal authority and resources to address and put an end to Haddish and Spears’ depraved conduct,’ the letter continued, “You My son and I are ready to speak to investigators and prosecutors from your office and provide you with irrefutable evidence that substantiates our allegations.’
In early September, Haddish acknowledged her involvement in the sketches, saying in a statement on her Instagram page from earlier this month that they were intended to be ‘funny’, but ‘it’s not funny at all’ any.’
It was a change of tone after her lawyer previously called the allegations ‘bogus claims.’
Spears’ attorney, 47, told the Washington Post he ‘Won’t fall for any takedowns.’
Mom said: Although Haddish acknowledged the videos and expressed regret about them, she said she was unable to provide details because the incident was ongoing; watch August 2 in Hollywood
Claim: Haddish allegedly took the boy to a house where she and Spears sexually harassed him while filming a Comedy or Dead video titled Through the Eyes of Pedophiles; seen in May in Philadelphia
Jane and John Doe allege that their mother was friends with Haddish, who recruited them to participate in the videos.
Jane said in 2013 that she agreed to be in a video in which Spears asked her to imitate a video of women eating a side sandwich in a way that was provocative, loud and all. When Jane didn’t do what she was told, she said Haddish got involved and instructed her on ‘how to provide for the relationship, including movement, noise, moans and groans, according to the application. to sue.
The complaint says that the experience left her scarred and scared and has been unable to trust anyone since.
“Plaintiff Jane Doe is now 22 years old and has never dated,” the lawsuit reads. ‘She is afraid that she will be taken advantage of again and lead down a path of false belief like the one Haddish led her down.’
The lawsuit alleges that her brother participated in a sketch video a year later at Spears’ home. This is a video titled Mind of a Pedophile, and it depicts John Doe as a seven-year-old left alone with a pedophile babysitter played by Spears.
According to The Daily Beast, John was wearing only underwear throughout the video, while Spears applied baby oil to his body. Towards the end of the video, Spears is said to be topless and given a massage by John.
John Doe now claims to be afraid of being tracked or videotaped, to the point that he puts ‘support band on all the cameras on his electronics’ and has lived an isolated life since the video.
‘I don’t have friends, I don’t trust anyone, I’m afraid of adults, I refuse to videotape or take pictures because I’m afraid of weird things – an adult who tried to do nasty things to me once more,’ he wrote in the complaint. ‘I spend all my time in my room and don’t go anywhere because I don’t trust anyone.’
Missing the mark: In a statement posted on her Instagram earlier this month, Haddish said the skit was intended to be ‘comedy’, but ‘it’s not funny at all.’
Doe has filed a lawsuit, which means she will represent herself in the lawsuit.
In a statement to DailyMail.com, Haddish’s lawyer Andrew Brettler said Doe’s accusations were ‘bogus’ and a range of attorneys who considered hearing the case agreed.
“Plaintiff’s mother, Trizah Morris, has been trying to confirm these bogus claims against Mrs. Haddish for several years,” he said, ‘Every lawyer who had initially handled her case – and there were some – eventually dropped the matter once it became clear that the claims were futile and Miss Haddish would not be shaken.’
‘Miss Morris now has her eldest daughter representing her in this case. Together, the two of them will face the consequences of pursuing this frivolous act. ‘
On the defense: In a statement to DailyMail.com, Haddish’s lawyer Andrew Brettler said Doe’s accusations were ‘bogus’ and a range of lawyers who considered hearing the case agreed; seen in April in Las Vegas
Against: Attorneys for Spears, 47, told the Washington Post he ‘won’t fall for any takedown’; seen in 2020 in New Jersey
Although Haddish acknowledged the videos and expressed regret about them, she said she could not provide details because the incident was ongoing.
‘I know people have a lot of questions. I got it. I come to you right away. Unfortunately, because there’s a legal case going on, there’s very little I can say right now.
‘I’m really looking forward to being able to share more about this situation as soon as I can.’
The siblings also said that their mother had previously tried to strike a $15,000 settlement with Spears over the alleged sexual abuse video.
Their mother alleges in a statement to The Daily Beast that she met Haddish through the comedy and the two developed a close relationship as they were both going through a divorce at the time.
According to the lawsuit, Haddish called his family on ‘every birthday and every Christmas.’
Funny or Die, a comedy website on which John’s videos were filmed, shared a statement with TMZ that they were not involved in creating the ‘absolutely disgusting’ sketch and it claimed the video was uploaded as user-generated content and deleted as soon as they have learned about it.
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