TMZ reported earlier right this moment that Damon Dash’s pockets simply bought a bit lighter. The outlet confirmed he was ordered to pay $300,000 over a lawsuit concerning a mafia film. The producer was ordered to pay Edwyna Brooks the aforementioned sum of cash after he misplaced in a court docket of legislation.
This previous 12 months, Edwyna filed a lawsuit towards Dash after their 2015 deal went incorrect. Damon was gearing as much as direct a mafia boss film “Mafietta,” which is predicated on the aforementioned author’s books.
Paperwork obtained by TMZ claimed issues shortly took a flip for the more severe when Dash started spending among the funds for his different tasks, together with a music video. Afterward, she fired him as a director however this didn’t cease Dash from persevering with the connection in unscrupulous methods.
In accordance with the court docket paperwork, Dash claimed he had co-authorship over the movie and later tried promoting it on iTunes and on his Damon Dash Studios web site, with out her expressed permission. Brooks filed a swimsuit towards Dash, aiming to get damages which she later earned, along with curiosity.
Damon mentioned to TMZ that the “copyright declare was incorrectly determined” and he and his attornies can be submitting for an enchantment. Those that have watched Dash intently through the years know these aren’t his solely authorized troubles both.
Damon has been in hassle with authorities repeatedly up to now, together with final 12 months when he was apprehended by authorities for not paying youngster help. With that mentioned, he did handle to cough up the money and was subsequently launched.
Dash reportedly owed two totally different ladies cash, together with Rachel Roy and Cindy Morales. TMZ additionally claimed final 12 months that Damon owed each ladies round $400,000 in unpaid youngster help however hadn’t paid up at the moment.
Dash later pulled as much as a Manhattan courthouse and paid off the money owed and was capable of put all of it behind him – no less than for now. Dash is usually within the information, as effectively, for his outdated relationship with Jay-Z which has since turned bitter.