In a lawsuit filed on Thursday and obtained by Individuals, Abe Diaw claims that the “Underneath the Affect” singer hit him within the face with a bottle of Don Julio 1942 tequila in February at TAPE in London.
Brown, 34, was accused of “beating” Diaw within the head with “crushing blows” and knocking him unconscious, in line with the lawsuit. Brown then allegedly “continued to ruthlessly stomp” on him for “30 seconds.”
Diaw, who was 43 on the time, “ended up within the hospital with lacerations on his head and torn ligaments in his leg,” the lawsuit states, including that it left with him “everlasting” injury and “extreme emotional misery.” Diaw claims that TAPE caught the altercation on surveillance footage, reported Individuals.
Brown is being sued by Diaw for damages and is demanding a trial by jury, per the lawsuit. The singer’s rep and attorneys didn’t instantly reply to Individuals’s request for remark.
Brown has an extended historical past of authorized issues, relationship again to 2009 when he bodily assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Rihanna was hospitalised with seen facial accidents; Brown was later charged with felony assault and uttering felony threats on March 5. On June 22, that yr, he pled responsible to a felony and accepted a plea deal of neighborhood service, 5 years’ probation, and home violence counselling.
After finishing the yearlong home violence course in 2010, Brown posted to Twitter, “I’ve sufficient self-respect and decency to be pleased with engaging in this DV class. Boyz run from [their] errors. Males study from them!!!”
Most just lately, in Might, Brown and Usher reportedly received right into a battle the day earlier than they took the stage on the Lovers & Mates music competition in Las Vegas, reported Individuals.