So that defamation of character lawsuit that Memphitz filed against K. Michelle, Viacom and Mona Scott-Young‘s company Monami? The Atlanta-based producer just lost the case, which spells bad news for his attempts to clear his name.
The case was an attempt to distance himself from the domestic abuse and money embezzlement accusations that Michelle shared in season 1 of Scott-Young’s hit VH1 show Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta.
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Memphitz, whose real name is Mickey Wright Jr., first filed in September 2012 asking for $15 million in damages and another $50 million in “punitive damages.” Michelle never actually said his name when she was on the series, but from past interviews she’s done, fans of the show pieced the clues together and concluded it was likely Memphitz to whom she was referring. He was also her manager during their alleged relationship.
After the filing, depositions were held so that Memphitz could prove the accusations were false and that he was more of a “private figure” than a public one. Memphitz, however, admitted to a “physical confrontation” with Michelle in hotel in 2009, as well as spending a portion of Jive Records money on jewelry. He also admitted to smothering her with a pillow and sending threatening text messages to his-then girlfriend’s son.
Those are pretty harrowing details and because the accusations appeared more true than false, Fulton County Judge Robert McBurney chose the side of the defendants Michelle, Viacom and Scott-Young.
This is just another layer of bad news for the seemingly difficult producer, as Memphitz is still-married to Toya Carter, but the two are currently estranged.
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