News: Katt Williams' Fists Might Cost Him Millions, Female Victim Readies Knockout Punch
Friday, Nov 9, 2012 9:12PM
Troubled comedian Katt Williams is reportedly at risk of losing $5 million with reports claiming his female assistant is taking him to court over a physical attack.
Details of the October incident surfaced online Friday (November 9).
More legal trouble for Katt Williams -- the comic has just been sued for $5 million after allegedly socking his female assistant .... and causing her permanent injuries. Melissa Ishage filed the lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming she'd been working as Katt's personal assistant -- but on October 6th, things suddenly went sour at Katt's house ... when Katt attacked her, punching her and causing her "serious and permanent injuries." (TMZ)
The victim's injuries forced her to seek medical treatment.
Melissa doesn't explain why Katt flew into a rage -- but claims she had to go to the hospital as a result of the beatdown ... and now she wants at least $5 million from Katt to call it even. Melissa's attorney tells us, his client claims Katt struck her in the head and knocked her to the ground. The lawyer says police were called to the scene but no one was arrested. The incident is currently under investigation. (TMZ)
Last month, Katt got detained by Los Angeles police for a gun-related incident.
A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department confirms to E! News that Katt Williams was taken into custody and detained on a gun violation this morning. The comedian was outside of hot spot the Supperclub when the incident took place. He was subsequently released without any charges being filed. (E! Online)
Outside of legal woes, Williams recently got attached to the upcoming Scary Movie 5 flick.
The actor, rapper and stand-up comedian joins fellow scandal-plagued stars Lindsay Lohan, Mike Tyson, Heather Locklear and Charlie Sheen in the fifth outing of the popular spoof franchise. Katt Williams is shrugging off his recent legal troubles and feud with Faizon Love and has landed a starring role in Dimension's Scary Movie 5. (The Hollywood Reporter)