Lil WayneThe former assistant of young Money According to court documents, the rapper claimed he punched her in the face during a fight on a private jet earlier this summer.
radar online reports that the court filing lists the former employee’s name as Andrew Williams, who is suing Wayne, a company called Young Am One Entertainment and Signature Flight Support.
According to the outlet, Williams is accusing the defendants of assault, battery, wrongful termination, negligence and willful infliction of emotional distress.
The alleged incident happened on June 10, 2022, when Williams boarded a private plane with the 39-year-old rapper.
Former assistant fired after being punched by Wayne while trying to stop a fight between rapper and pilot
When Wayne got into an argument with the pilot, Williams says he was punched after the two tried to quell the dispute by stepping in as the argument escalated.
The punch was described as a clenched fist and hit the former assistant in the jaw, made worse by Wayne’s multiple rings and large pieces of jewelry on his hand.
“Combination of many rings and large ornaments on a clenched fist and hands” [Wayne] caused great harm to [Williams]”The court documents allege.
The assistant eventually said he took himself off the plane and was treated in local urgent care, RadarOnline reports.
Williams said he did not hear from Wayne or Young Money after the incident, except for a letter he received where he demanded that he return the Bluetooth speaker and company backpack.
Victim’s claims Emotionally and physically suffering, unspecified damages sought
He also claimed that he has suffered mental agony and humiliation since the punch, as well as “general damages, including medical expenses, in the amount to be proved at trial”, according to court documents.
Williams is seeking unspecified damages as well as additional punitive damages.
“Lil Wayne was intentional and malicious and intended to harass and hurt [Williams], [Williams] therefore entitled to award of punitive damages,” the lawsuit reads.
The wrongful termination claim stemmed from the fact that she was fired by the rapper after the incident, with Williams’ lawsuit also claiming that she was “in violation of California state law on the basis of her race and color”. was terminated.
Former assistant says firing was also “based on his race and color” in violation of state law
“This termination was done despite Lil Wayne being aware and having reason” [Williams’] status as a victim of a crime,” his attorney said, with Williams claiming he was fired “on the basis of his race and color” in violation of California law.
RadarOnline reports that Wayne has yet to respond to the lawsuit in court.
The rapper is busy prepping for his Lil’ Visayas festival, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday in his hometown of New Orleans, where Moneybags Yo, Koi Lere, Rob 49 and others are scheduled to perform.