June 28, 2022

Nicki Minaj Calls Delay in Responding to Harassment Lawsuit an “Innocent Mistake”

Nicki Minaj says her delay in responding to Jennifer Hough’s lawsuit is all a misunderstanding after information circulated that Hough might obtain a default judgment in her swimsuit towards the rapper and her husband.

Hough is the rape sufferer of Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Petty. He was convicted of the assault in 1995 and served a number of years in jail, registering as a intercourse offender each since his launch. Hough is suing the Pettys for harassment, claiming they’ve intimidated and stalked her and her household in an effort to make her recant the rape claims. Hough and her lawyer, Tyrone Blackburn, appeared on The Actual final month to element how the couple provided her cash to take again her account, which she didn’t settle for.

Final week, the information broke that the Petty’s had not responded to Hough’s lawsuit, which may lead to a $20 million default judgment. Minaj responded in courtroom paperwork dated October fifteenth, claiming that her lack of response to the swimsuit was not executed purposefully. The docs clarify that the “Super Bass” star held a Zoom assembly with a possible lawyer, Judd Burstein, on September twenty third. Minaj believed that the 2 agreed on him representing her. Nevertheless, on October twelfth, the hip-hop icon discovered that there had been some miscommunication, and her supervisor didn’t understand Minaj had agreed to rent Burstein, inflicting the delay. After a short forwards and backwards, Burstein and Onika sorted out the matter, and he turned her lawyer.

Minaj known as the delay “an innocent mistake” and requested that the courtroom excuse it in order that she might correctly defend herself from the “entirely frivolous case.”

Burstein is already laborious at work on having the case dismissed altogether, citing a number of causes; one in all which claims {that a} course of server lied about who they served a duplicate of the summons and criticism to at Minaj’s dwelling.