A new lawsuit accuses Tiffany Haddish and comedian Aries Spears of grooming themselves while filming a movie that sexually abuses a teenage girl and her brother, including the website It also includes those published in Funny or Die.
The Daily Beast first reported the complaint filed in California Superior Court in Los Angeles County on Tuesday. According to The Daily Beast, the plaintiff’s brothers Jane Doe, 22, and her 15-year-old John Doe, said filming for the two films took place in his 2013 and 2014 years.
Jane claimed to have attended comedy camp in the summer of 2013 when Haddish visited as a guest speaker, telling Jane that “it was the perfect role for her.” Neither Jane nor her mother, who she allegedly met and befriended Haddish, knew the details of the commercial Spears was supposed to produce.
The filing, which was also reported by Page Six, People, and other media, shows Haddish and Spears telling Jane, while eating the sandwich from both ends, “two people eating the sandwich while moaning and making sexual noises.” I asked him to watch the video,” he said. How to simulate a fellatio act.
Spears is said to have asked Jane to “mimic what she saw on screen, including the exact same noises she heard throughout the video.” Jane claimed that she was “nervous and disgusted” and unable to speak until Haddish entered her recording booth and instructed Jane about her act.
“I tried to imitate what they wanted me to imitate, and it still ended up being very unpleasant,” Jane told the Daily Beast. , I realized I hadn’t completed what they asked of me.I didn’t confide in my mother—I didn’t confide in anyone else about how strange I felt in that moment. .
Haddish allegedly paid Jane $100.
The lawsuit alleges Haddish got close to Jane’s mother — telling the Daily Beast that they were “really, really, very, very close” and that Haddish called them “every birthday and every Christmas.” Told – Lille.
John, who was 7 years old at the time, appeared in a video titled “Through a Pedophile’s Eyes” that was published in Funny or Die in 2014. According to People, it was allegedly filmed at Spears’ home. Jane, who accompanied John, who was also present with Haddish, showed a complete change in behavior after her mother left, she said.
The filing alleges that Haddish told Jane to stay downstairs while the two comedians filmed her brother’s sketch upstairs. It stated that Dish played the mother and left her son to Spears, who played the pedophile.
Spears is reportedly rubbing baby oil on John’s back, John mimics masturbation with a toy train, and Spears is reportedly bathing in a bathtub while smoking a cigarette. , the sketch reportedly ended with the title card reading.
In a statement to The Daily Beast, Funny or Die said it removed the video “immediately after becoming aware of its existence” in 2018.
“Funny or Die has determined that this video is absolutely offensive and would never create such content. We are not involved in any of the content uploaded to the site as user-generated content,” a representative told the news outlet.
The lawsuit alleged that John “called his crying mother saying he didn’t want to shoot anymore.” Haddish called her mother to reassure her that “acting isn’t for him.”His mother spent weeks seeking footage that Spears claimed had been taken down, she said. claimed.
Haddish’s attorney, Andrew B. Brettler, vehemently denied the allegations.
“Plaintiff’s mother … has been trying to make these false claims against Ms. Haddish for several years,” Bretler told The Huffington Post.
“All the attorneys who initially took charge of her case, there were several, but eventually dropped the matter when it became clear that the allegations were nonsensical and that Mr. Haddish would not be shaken,” Brettler said. added Mr. “Now, [she] My adult daughter is representing herself in this lawsuit. ”
Spears’ attorney, Debra Opry, told The Huffington Post:
Haddish and Spears are accused of willfully inflicting emotional distress, gross negligence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual abuse of minors. Haddish has also been accused of negligent failure to supervise/warn, constructive fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty.
The lawsuit states that both Jane and John Doe were traumatized by the two incidents, and that Jane said, “When Spears was abusing her 7-year-old brother in another room, she was only a few feet away. John said he was “scared of adults” and had no friends.
However, Brettler has hinted at possible legal action against the plaintiffs.
“Together they will face the consequences of pursuing this frivolous act,” Bretler told The Huffington Post.