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Tyrese Gibson Sued For Over $25,000 In Damages To A Rental

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By Afouda Bamidele on November 15, 2023 at 1:13 PM EST
Updated on December 8, 2023 at 4:59 PM EST

Tyrese Gibson is being sued over extensive alterations made to the rental, and the owner is asking for him to pay for the damages. 

According to new legal documents, obtained by The Blast show that the "Fast & Furious" actor is getting sued for over $25,000. The filing alleges he made too many alterations to a rental during his short stay there. The suit comes just one month after he was slammed with a $10 million lawsuit for defamation and libel.

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Tyrese Gibson Slapped With More Legal Problems Following Rental Stay

A woman named Tiffanique Webb has filed legal action against Tyrese for "property damage" in the Superior Court of California.

According to the docs, the "Excessive alterations to property rented" and the damages being in "excess of the social security deposit by the tenants to rental agent" had resulted in the owner suffering "loss of use of property," "property damage," and "loss of capacity of earning."

In the filing, she is demanding that Tyrese pay her a compensation of at least $25,000 to correct the errors he made while in her rental property.

This will be the second case within the last 30 days in which the "Sweet Lady" hitmaker will be tied up.

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Previously obtained documents by The Blast show that filmmaker Bryan Barber had accused him of making inaccurate and defamatory statements about him during a September 7 appearance on "The Breakfast Club." 

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In the docs, Bryan asserted that the 52-year-old attacked his "character and reputation" during the episode by making certain statements. One such statement was, "Barber took Gibson's [interview] footage and refused to give it back; Gibson paid [Barber] $35,000.00 total to film the interview footage; and Barber also stole footage from two other public figures – Big Boi and Dallas Austin."

Recalling his involvement, the filmmaker mentioned being hired by Tyrese in 2019 to conduct and edit an interview with Charlamagne Tha God. Noting the presence of the "Transformers" actor's ex-wife, Samantha Lee, during filming, the "The Way You Move" music video director said he provided cameras, lights, and editing services for Tyrese after the interview. 

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Although they initially agreed to split the revenue from streaming and distribution 50/50, things took a turn when Tyrese requested a second day of shooting under the pretext of needing "B-Roll" footage of him with his then-wife and newborn daughter. With that, the actor seemingly deviated from their original plans.

Regarding the claim that Bryan refused to release the interview footage, the music video director countered that the actor's management explicitly instructed him not to release any part of the interview. This directive was aimed at safeguarding the reputation of the father of two.

Ultimately, Bryan requested that he receive damages of no less than $10,000,000, alleging that the statements constituted slander per se and caused harm to his profession as a producer, director, editor, and his business.

Time to call his lawyer again!

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The Six-Time Grammy Awards Nominee Also Has Experience Suing People

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When he isn't getting sued, Tyrese is suing people. In August, The Blast shared that the acclaimed singer-songwriter slammed a lawsuit against Home Depot over a February incident of alleged racial profiling. Shortly after, the retail giant had countered his claims, pointing out the opposite had happened.

The actor then responded swiftly to the company's dismissal of his racial profiling narrative with a heated rant against its co-founder, Bernard "Bernie" Marcus. Taking to Instagram, the "Four Brothers" star wrote in a lengthy rant:

"He was one of Trump's largest donors, giving $7 million to his campaign. When Marcus announced in 2019 that he would financially support the Donald Trump 2020 presidential campaign, it triggered calls for a boycott of Home Depot even though Marcus was no longer with the company."

After noting that Bernie had donated a total of $64 million to the Republican Party, Tyrese continued, "Mr. Bernie Marcus…… Knock knock…… Who's there…. Black and brown culture who you and your cashiers treated like shit…." 

He then addressed the company's surveillance footage accusations, expressing regret for spending "tens of millions" at Home Depot, citing "clear footage of your team and staff's blatant racism and discrimination." 

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Additionally, the American Music Awards winner accused the multinational home improvement retail corporation of including "random claims about me in court documents."

Emphasizing that he wasn't the first to face discrimination at Home Depot, he cited online stories from other Black and Brown individuals revealing "blatant racist practices" within the company. The singer-turned-actor wrapped up the now-deleted rant with a nod to his co-plaintiffs, penning:

"Eric Mora, Manuel Hernandez, and I are 100% committed to taking a stand against The Home Depot in defense of our own civil rights and the civil rights of all who have been subjected to discriminatory practices and consumer racial profiling."

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