Johnny Depp Sued for Allegedly Assaulting City of Lies Crew Member

Johnny Depp is facing a lawsuit from a crew member of the upcoming crime film City of Lies who claims the actor assaulted him.

According to E! News, the court documents filed by Gregg “Rocky” Brooks claims Johnny “maliciously and forcefully punched plaintiff twice in the lower left side of his rib cage.”

And then Gregg went further to claim he suffered “physical pain and emotional and psychological injury”, that Depp assaulted him in front of the cast and crew of production, and it “was intentional and malicious and done for the purpose of causing plaintiff to suffer humiliation.”

Gregg also alleged in court documents that Johnny’s “intoxication and temper created a hostile, abusive and unsafe work environment,” which eventually resulted in Gregg being assaulted by Johnny during filming.Gregg noted that he was fired from production when he refused to sign a release waiving his right to sue over the incident. “My client wants to make sure Mr. Depp is held accountable for his conduct on set so that, in the future, others will not be put in the same situation,” Gregg’s attorney Arbella Azizian said in a statement to E! News.

The media house notes that “City of Lies is an upcoming American bio crime thriller based on the book LAbyrinth by Randall Sullivan. It explores the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.”

City of Lies is expected to be released on September 7, 2018.Meanwhile, we can’t wait to see how this lawsuit pans out.

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