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Katt Williams

Sued for $5 Million for

Allegedly Punching Assistant

11/9/2012 4:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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More legal trouble for Katt Williams -- the comic has just been sued for $5 million after allegedly socking his female assistant .... and causing her permanent injuries.

Melissa Ishage filed the lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming she'd been working as Katt's personal assistant -- but on October 6th, things suddenly went sour at Katt's house ... when Katt attacked her, punching her and causing her "serious and permanent injuries."

Melissa doesn't explain why Katt flew into a rage -- but claims she had to go to the hospital as a result of the beatdown ... and now she wants at least $5 million from Katt to call it even.

Melissa's attorney tells us, his client claims Katt struck her in the head and knocked her to the ground. The lawyer says police were called to the scene but no one was arrested. The incident is currently under investigation.

Calls to Katt's rep were not returned.

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16.

Brooke    

Who??

690 days ago
17.

ray    

these punks are only "hard" when they are beating on women.

690 days ago
18.

jenny ruby    

i have no idea what this is about??
im afraid to ask what is it about??

690 days ago
19.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Will be changing name to Katt Nip when he ends up in prison.

690 days ago
20.

Amalia    

Just a mini so called pimp that didn't let his bitch get away with coming out her mouth, lmao I'm sure that will be his excuses , plus I was high man lol what a joke lol

690 days ago
21.

Voiceofreason    

Ha! Little buitch! Watch the footage of what he did here in Albuquerque. POS.

690 days ago
22.

DaveT    

Another gold digger going after a rich dude, that's three so far this week...
Cee Lo, Jaime Foxx, Katt..

690 days ago
23.

spokenword    

"What the f*** are you fighting for? Is it because you're five foot four?... You better be happy with what you've got. You'll never get any more... SMALL MAN, BIG MOUTH" -Minor Threat

690 days ago
24.

Yurra Knutz    

Katt, you made me laugh not so long ago. Thanks for that. Maybe it would be a good idea to back up, and step away from show biz bull for a second. Take a deep breath, be thankful you had fans once and pull it together. Check your crew. As you know, the door of fame swings both ways. It can make you and it can and will bust your azz if you F up. Maybe get out of the country (France, UK, Africa, Denmark etc.) for a few months to clear your head and chart a new course. The one your on is a dangerous trap. It's up to you. Don't let it all end in tears. That's where this is going if... Just sayin'. For what it's worth. [end of sermon]

690 days ago
25.

Jaysierra    

Why not take the money, he's just gonna smoke it, sniff it, inject it or whatever he has been doing to ruin his career!! And he shouldn't be putting his hands on ANY woman, even if they are bigger then him!!

690 days ago
26.

mebrat24    

5 million ya can't bet blood out of a turnip
another bullchit story from tmz

690 days ago
27.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Surprised a bitch could slap someone so hard as to cause that much injury. Guess Ms. Katt went to fight school! Meowwww!!!!
;)

690 days ago
28.

Deelunn    

It is because of these fake claims that people like me (ones that do truly have an injury) have to be driven insane by insurance companies. I have a broken neck 4 inches of dead guy leg bone trying to graft in and a 3.5 titanium plate screwed in as well. But I constantly have to deal with subrogation papers and other red tape nightmares caused by fakery of get rich quick *******s like this. If the cops made no arrests obviously there was no trauma seen.

690 days ago
29.

myopinion    

I don't think Katt has 5 million to give you he owes Fasion a few thousand and can't pay that! Katt had a bright future...WHAT HAPPENED!!!!

690 days ago
30.

Carla628    

Katt to short to box!

689 days ago
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