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Frank Ocean's Cousin

Sues Chris Brown

His Thug Beat Me to a Pulp

8/13/2013 3:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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ANOTHER legal headache for Chris Brown -- Frank Ocean's cousin has sued the singer, claiming Brown's bodyguard PULVERIZED him during the brawl between the two singers earlier this year ... and Brown egged his thug on.

As we reported, a massive fight broke out between Brown, Ocean, and their entourages over a parking spot outside an L.A. recording studio back in January.

It's unclear who started it, but it got violent, and Frank's cousin Sha'Keir Duarte now says he was one of the worst victims ... thanks to Brown's hired muscle, a bodyguard named "Hood."

Duarte claims Hood punched and kicked the crap out of him, including at least twelve kicks to the body and several to the head, while he lay on the ground.

Duarte claims Brown spurred his bodyguard on -- yelling, "Get that n****r!" -- and even mocked Duarte when it was all over, saying, "You just got your ass beat and it's all on camera."

Duarte says he was permanently disabled following the attack, and now he's suing for unspecified damages.
 
We reached out to Brown's camp for comment. So far, no word back.

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5:11 PM PT -- A rep for Chris tells TMZ, "Chris Brown does not employ anyone named Hood."

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31.

King of TMZ    

Chris Brown the male verison of Lindsey Bynes :D

250 days ago
32.

kuddle    

Man yall kill me taking everything that is said about this kid as if it came from the bible. TMZ is making a killing off Chris bcuz they know dumbass ppl r gonna believe every word they say. I guess its not possible that Frank and his crew started the fight and Chris was just defending his self. Of course not cuz TMZ said it so it has to be true. U don't have to like him or like what he did to Rihanna but damn the logical thing to do is not buy his music or support him in anyway. But to keep ****ing with someone bcuz u don't like them makes u just as bad as u make him out to be. DAMN LET HIM LIVE!!!

250 days ago
33.

ben    

bad month for Chris brown

250 days ago
34.

fooman2    

Chris If you just move to the USSR it looks like the gays are fare game.I mean Beating f@?$ up for parking spots happens there everyday. I think you get a plaque or something engraved with you name on it. When you quit your singing career next month. You can get a job in Russia helping round up the Gays for Mr Putin. When all of the Gays are gone there will be plenty of parking spots left for you.Oh no what if a girl takes your spot ... You can beat her up too see it always works out you. #1. You have made every woman in the world mad at you.#2. You have made every Gay dude in the world mad at you. If any woman or man((((WE ALL KNOW WHEN YOU BEAT UP THE GAYS YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO HIDE...))) actually has sex with you look in to there eyes they have no soul. Good luck

250 days ago
35.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

Uh oh, here comes some more twerking.....ooops, I mean another seizure ha ha!

250 days ago
36.

Anne    

They may not be named Hood, but they are hoods.

250 days ago
37.

timmons    

LMAO at the name "Sha'Keir!"

250 days ago
38.

Claw Daddy    

When is this jerk Chris Brown going to join up with that twerp Justin Bieber and take a bus to nowhere land and not return?

250 days ago
39.

Blackpower    

Gay ocean needs to stop hating on chris browns success

250 days ago
40.

I See Deaf People    

Nothing beats a woman with a great singing voice....except Chris Brown.

250 days ago
41.

Gretel    

Sha'Keir. Nice name (not).

250 days ago
42.

elpablo    

Wonder if Frank Ocean's cousin is a perverted f*ggot too?

250 days ago
43.

OK    

Chris Brown is a loser.

250 days ago
44.

Luz    

Over a parking spot? LOL!

250 days ago
45.

William    

Thats why you hire bodyguards .Otherwise whats the point. They are suppose to protect you from fighting and do the fighting. If chris brown park in your spot you call the management to move his car. not fight someone with bodyguard

250 days ago
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