LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was punched and kicked by a member of Chris Brown's entourage during a fight at a recording studio sued the R&B singer on Tuesday for assault and battery.
Brown's attorney Mark Geragos called the case frivolous and said it amounted to an attempted shakedown.
"This is what gives lawyers and lawsuits a bad name is garbage like this," Geragos said, adding that he will seek to have the lawsuit dismissed and will countersue
The fight at Westlake Recording Studios erupted on Jan. 27 between the entourages of Brown and fellow singer
Charges were never pursued after Ocean, who said his finger was injured in the fight, stated online that he wouldn't seek criminal or civil penalties.
The fight started after Brown parked in Ocean's spot at the studio.