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LeBron's Mother's Valet: I'm Ready for My Comeback!

4/18/2011 7:02 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The valet who was slapped in the face by LeBron James' mother has informed his employers saying he's ready to return to work next week ... but there's one MAJOR catch.


Sources connected to Rockfeller Sorel tell TMZ ... the valet has been recovering from the injuries he claims he suffered at the hand of Gloria James earlier this month -- and last week, USA Parking sent him a letter asking him to return to work. We're told Rockfeller's doctor has cleared him to return to his job on April 22.

As for the catch -- we're told Sorel desperately wants the valet company to relocate him AWAY from the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach because Gloria frequents the hotel and he doesn't want to have to see her again. 

0413_gloria_james_small_LAUNCHSo far, no word on whether the valet parking company will grant Sorel's request.

As we previously reported, Sorel has already filed a lawsuit against James -- demanding more than $15k  for the pain, emotional distress, humiliation and mental anguish she's caused him.

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That is the FUGLIEST, NASTIEST looking person (I can't tell if it is a male or female). NASTY.YUCK.

1281 days ago


Gloria James is known as a gracious and friendly guest, according to other valets quoted in today's miami herald. Sorel is looking for a quick buck.

1280 days ago


This is a crazy story. If I was him I would want to be away from that hotel. She might do it again. Noone deserves to be mistreated.Gloria grow up!

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1280 days ago


now he didn't get the name 'Rockefeller' for nothing. Yes it's a different spelling, but the gist is that he thinks he's entitled to pain, suffering. May I suggest you a link very usefull for design/redesign websites or other web service...just look at this site below and recomand forward ..maybe is enyone interested for a website or grapfics.Look here: http://webdesignprofesional.com is for business.

1280 days ago


hey lebron! see how well things r now that u ditched cleveland? LMAO!!!!! your mom STILL has no class and yours had crashed along with it. remember during your tv special (lol) when u said you asked her what u should do?

1280 days ago


I want this case to be on TV. I wanna watch his lawyer keep a straight face his he said "Your Honor, my client suffered a boo-boo that required his mommy to give him snuggles all over and hot cocoa and pinch his wittle cheekies. Surely anyone who's been slapped understands that these kind of boo-boos can be traumatic to toddlers. Oh ****, he's not a toddler! Why didn't I ask to see him in person before accepting this case?!?!"

1280 days ago


This is a money grab. Plain and simple. I'm sure Gloria James is a capital Beeotch, but a slap in the face and you're going to sue? and change where you work. Dude just wants a pay day...or as it is commonly known now a days "Justice". What a Joke.

1280 days ago


"...demanding more than $15k for the pain, emotional distress, humiliation and mental anguish she's caused him."

Wow. That must've been one hell of a slap.

1280 days ago


If you want real justice, don't go after the money (although it helps)file criminal charges. This is assault, isn't it? Regardless of whether it was just a slap. Who are you to slap someone and walk away because your son is famous and rich. She was detained on suspicion of assault????? File charges and if nothing happens and you stay working at the same hotel and this happens again, just slap her back.

1280 days ago
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