Ciara Sues Future, Seeks $15 Million For Slander & Libel
Ciara, singer, actress and fashion model, is legally hitting back after Future (hip hop artist from Atlanta, Georgia) blasted her on Twitter and criticized her parenting abilities in various interviews. The legal documents submitted by Ciara sues her ex and father of her child for defamation and slander. The fashion model is seeking $15 million.Advertisement
People reports that in the court papers, Ciara points out several interviews in which the 32-year-old Future accused the actress of using their own child in publicity stunts and claims that the rapper had at least 19 visitations with baby Future Zahir.
A source close to Ciara stated, “She just wants what’s best for her and her baby.
“She is a really great mom. Baby Future is attached to her and a super smart kid. She’s really patient and loving with him.”
According to E! Online, when showed a photo of American football quarterback Russell Wilson (Ciara’s boyfriend) pushing baby Future Zahir Wilburn in his stroller, the hip hop artist slammed the couple in a radio interview with The Breakfast Club.
Future stated, “She probably set him [Russell] up. You letting them catch that photo.” Future also said, “Leave my son out of all the publicity stunts.”
NY Daily News made it known to public Future’s rants on Twitter in which he claimed Ciara was preventing him from seeing their son. The singer and the hip hop artist were engaged in 2013 but broke up a few months after their son was born in May 2014.
In addition, a representative for Ciara declined to comment about the issue, while a representative for Future could not be reached.