Superstar rapper Foxy
Brown has been hit with a lawsuit by a clothing designer, stemming from a September
2004 incident in a bathroom in a New York night club.
Tanya Manderson is suing Foxy Brown, Black Crow Productions,
Black Roses Entertainment and Def Jam for falsely accusing her of assaulting
Brown at Club Show during a Baby Phat show.
Manderson was accused of ripping an earring worth $250,000 from
Brown’s right ear and stealing her Louis Vuitton purse.
Brown accused Manderson of eluding security guards. Manderson
later turned herself in and was charged with second degree robbery, grand larceny
and criminal possession of stolen property.
In July of 2002, Essence magazine highlighted Manderson’s
clothing line, “Trash and Ready.”
Manderson denied all charges levied against her shortly after
"Ms. Brown has been making her media rounds telling her
false stories, but I am confident the truth will eventually come out."
Manderson said. "The phrase 'Don't believe everything you read or hear’
applies in this case."
Manderson is seeking an undisclosed amount.
Brown recently pled not guilty to assaulting two attendants
in a New York nail salon in August of 2004. Brown’s next court date is
Brown's album Black Roses is slated for a Fall 2005
release on Def Jam.