(AlHipHop News) Back in August, Chris Brown was served with a lawsuit by the cousin of fellow R&B singer Frank Ocean, and now Brown is countersuing Sha’keir Duarte for assault and battery. The case stems from a January scuffle between Brown and Ocean’s entourages over a studio parking spot in West Hollywood.
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Duarte originally claimed that Brown started the fight by ordering his bodyguard to attack him. In the countersuit, Brown states that it was Duarte who began punching and kicking him which sparked the entire confrontation.
Brown is seeking an unspecified amount in damages.
At the time Duarte’s lawsuit was filed, Brown’s attorney Mark Geragos, said, “This is what gives lawyers and lawsuits a bad name is garbage like this.”