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Enrique Claims Injured Fan Has Crappy Mom

7/5/2010 6:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0702_enrique_EX_gettyEnrique Iglesias is totally Americanized -- so much so he embraces the concept, blame the victim ... or at least the victim's parent.

Enrique has filed legal docs, disclaiming any responsibility for an incident back in 2007, in which an 11-year-old girl had her foot crushed by the singer's car.

Enrique claims the fault lies with the girl's mom, for not adequately supervising her and protecting her from harm.

The accident occurred when fans swarmed Enrique's car after a radio appearance.

The girl has already sued Enrique for damages.  The point of Enrique's new legal move ... if a jury finds he's responsible, he wants them to order the girl's mom to pay the judgment.

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31.

Ballsy    

what a douchebag.

1467 days ago
32.

vindog    

Good for you Enrique, stay strong here. I am personaly with you on this. Only stupid parents would be approahing a moving car anyway.

1467 days ago
33.

Guest    

The mother should've kept her daughter close to her in plan sight. The mother is trying to get some money off of Enrique. To the mother and daughter: Be more careful and responsible! And to the driver and Enrique: Don't worry! Keep on living!

1467 days ago
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teebag    

I agree, it's the mother's fault. Period. Common sense should dictate that you don't hover around a car. Sorry for the girl, but really, had they stayed on the sidewalk and kept an appropriate distance then her foot would be just fine. The responsibility falls on the mother, since the child is not 18. What's he supposed to do, sit there forever? The crowd would never leave the area... you gotta go at some point. Get real people. Just because he has money does not make him automatically guilty/responsible for writing her a blank check.

1467 days ago
35.

Pamela    

I have to agree with Enrigue on this one. As a mom myself, what an idiot to let her small child be in such a situation. I mean she could have at the very least put the child on her hip if mom HAD to be there in that mess.

1467 days ago
36.

Darlene    

I see his point & agree!!

1467 days ago
37.

eyes4renriqueonly    

He is right the parent needs to take responsibility for their kids. Also Enrique did go to the hospital and when on checked on her and also he had someone keeping update of the situation. I just think that the mother of the fan is just looking to hang-off Enrique's fame and also to get money out of Enrique. Enrique should not paid first of all he wasn't driving it was Fernando his Manager. Enrique was a passanger and his just being hunted down since his a celeb. The mother of that fan should LOOK FOR A LIFE!

1467 days ago
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eyes4renriqueonly    

I really believed Enrique shouldn't pay the fan anything they should sue Fernando Car Insurance to get the money and stop doing a drama just to get publicity. The mother of that fan should GET A LIFE.

1467 days ago
39.

PhilipMarkum    

*** LITTLE GIRL WITH BROKEN FOOT, I HOPE THAT YOU HAVE A GOOD LAWYER WHO UNDERSTANDS THE NATURE OF CROWD CONTROL AND THAT IGLESIAS IS RESPONSIBLE 100% FOR HER INJURY. SHE WAS INJURED BY HIS CAR, PERIOD. AS MY LAWYER SAYS, "THE LEGAL SYSTEM ISN'T PERFECT, BUT IT IS THE SYSTEM THAT HAS BEEN GIVEN TO US AND WE USE IT TO MAKE SURE THAT PERMANENT INJURY THAT OCCURS AS THE FAULT OF ANOTHER IS RECTIFIED." BEFORE ANYONE JUMPS TO THE DEFENSE OF IGLESIAS JUST THINK...WHAT IF THIS WAS YOUR LITTLE GIRL OR SISTER OR NIECE? WHAT IF SHE COULDN'T WALK PROPERLY AGAIN? LIKE I SAID, SUE HIM. HE IS A "STAR" AND KNOWS CROWDS AND CROWD CONTROL.***

1467 days ago
40.

EnriqueFan    

Why should Enrique give her any money?? Its the mothers fault not his!!! If she was sny sort of mother she wouldn't let her 11 year old child near a moving car, and to the people saying that he shouldn't have drove off..what do you expect him to do?? sit around all day?? GET A LIFE...he has more important stuff to do than wait for stupid sons of bitches like that woman to move out of the way!! It's totally her own fault. She's a stupid bitch!!!! End of!!!!!!!!

1467 days ago
41.

MP    

If you don't want your foot to get run over don't stand next to a car. I hope the judge throws this out as a frivolous lawsuit and makes the mother pay for all court costs.

1467 days ago
42.

emerald    

He has got a very good point actually!! If there were a swarm of fans on his car as he exited a radio station, (I doubt HE was driving), but it's up to parents to know where their kids are when they are with them and to protect them!! You don't put yourself or your kid in danger, a car is a lethal weapon, anyone sane must have known he wasn't just going to sit there all night but that the car was going to drive off - so you get out of the way!!!

1467 days ago
43.

GEL    

This is so funny to me. First off...I cannot believe they had the audacity to sue him for the car running over her foot. Seems to me if she had her foot run over...she was too close to the car to begin with!!! No celebrity is going to just sit there in their car and allow themselves to be swarmed...I can't believe they won the lawsuit to begin with.

1466 days ago
44.

GEL    

#11...No, it is NOT his responsibility to make sure there is security there to control the crowds. He was there for a radio interview, it was the radio stations responsibility to make sure there was security there. A celebrity is NOT personally responsible for the safety of their fans just because they show up for an appearance, in this case the radio station would have been 100% responsible for that...claiming that he should have had the security there implies that well...he should arrange for 100% security to be available wherever he goes....uh yeah, that's not happening.

1466 days ago
45.

manona    

i think enrique is alright.she is an irresponsible mother and she only wants money

1465 days ago
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