Terry Crews claims that National Enquirer owner American Media Inc. “tried to silence” him with false stories about prostitutes after he accused a expertise agent in a lawsuit of groping him.
The Brooklyn 99 actor’s declare Friday got here a day after Jeff Bezos accused AMI chairman and CEO David Pecker of threatening to publish nude photographs of him within the National Enquirer in a blackmail and extortion plot.
“This similar firm, AMI, tried to silence me in my lawsuit towards @wme and Adam Venit by fabricating stories of me with prostitutes — and even went as far as creating faux receipts,” Crews tweeted on Friday, in accordance to the New York Post.
“I called their bluff by releasing their threats online,” he stated. “They blinked.”
Crews in 2017 had accused RadarOnline, an AMI outlet, of threatening to publish a narrative reporting that he had employed two prostitutes throughout a go to to Monte Carlo.
Crews stated again then that AMI was attempting to intimidate him from going ahead with the lawsuit.
Crews shared a screenshot of a purported e-mail from RadarONline searching for remark. The story was by no means revealed which Crews attributes to the truth that it was unfaithful.
The Enquirer final month accused Bezos of getting an extra-marital affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez. Bezos claims AMI leveled the blackmail menace if he didn’t finish an investigation into the corporate and its alleged political ties.
Journalist Ronan Farrow stated Friday he and one other journalist have been threatened by the National Enquirer for breaking stories concerning the tabloid’s ties to President Trump. Pecker’s friendship with Trump goes again a long time.
A Fox News e-mail to an AMI spokesman for remark Saturday was not instantly returned.