Looks like Dwight Howard is keeping busy this offseason.
When the NBA big man isn’t doing karaoke, he’s making moves via the court system.
His latest activity is about striking back.
We’ve been covering Dwight versus Majin Elije like it’s the NBA Finals.
His alleged ex sued Dwight.
Now it appears Dwight is counter suing.
Dwight Howard is disputing a YouTube star’s claims that he threatened his life after he refused to sign an NDA about their alleged relationship – and is now counter suing him for $10 million.
That’s according to the NBA star’s response to Masin Elije’s suit for assault, infliction of emotional distress and more after he said Howard and his cronies began menacing him when he refused to sign an NDA about their alleged relationship.
Howard also countersued Elije – the author of the ‘hood novel “Industry Hoe” – for libel, slander, invasion of privacy and abusive litigation, according to court docs obtained by BOSSIP.
Howard said there is no truth to Elije’s claims and his accuser doesn’t deserve a penny from the lawsuit, Howard’s court papers, which were obtained by BOSSIP, state. The athlete said Elije’s complaint doesn’t have viable legal claims, that Elije never officially served him and any alleged injuries were caused by his own negligence.
Howard said Elije – whose real name is Maurice Singletary – has launched a campaign of harassment and intimidation against him on social media
“Mr. Howard is an upstanding citizen in all respects,” Howard’s counterclaim explains.
“Unfortunately, his public life and generosity have made him the target of the plaintiff as unrelenting and hostile smear campaign. And Maurice Singletary continues to aggressively harass, threaten, call and text Mr. Howard and besmirch his reputation on various social media platforms.”
Howard is currently asking for a jury trial for his countersuit.
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