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Rihanna

Sued for Defamation

by Former Bodyguard

4/28/2014 1:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0428_rihanna_TMZRihanna is known to talk her fair share of smack, but a former bodyguard claims she went over the line and is now suing the singer for defamation ... TMZ has learned. 

Geoffrey Keating filed a lawsuit today in Ireland, where his attorney was also granted a motion to serve Rihanna with the suit in the U.S.

Keating claims Rihanna made "nauseatingly offensive" and false statements about him in an email to him and his partner last July. He also claims the offensive statements were made in a phone call to his sister.

Keating served as head of security for Rihanna while she was on tour between October 2012 and July 2013. He claims the remarks have gravely injured his reputation and his business.

Keating's attorney, Gerald Kean, tells TMZ, "We're taking this battle very seriously. We are satisfied that the Irish Courts will see justice at the end of the day."

We reached out to Rihanna's rep for comment -- so far, no word back.

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criticalone    

She comes across as a self-entitled little bitch... keeping people waiting for concerts, etc... hope he wins

124 days ago
17.

Rocky    

Oh come on, why would Rihanna email her bodyguard, thats her assistants job. I call bull ****

124 days ago
18.

Blackpower    

Free breezy

124 days ago
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julieweaver    

She is pretty and this is a waste of her time

124 days ago
20.

AsGoodAsTheyCum    

She just need to let me eat her for ONE NIGHT....Sorry, I couldn't think that any thing else to say.

124 days ago
21.

MGFunk    

Leave her alone, for Pete's sake! She is the most beautiful woman on the planet. Let her so whatever she wants!! Phuck off!

124 days ago
22.

Astrogenotype    

Sorry. Rihanna is can't come to the phone, right now. She os either sleeping or resting her eyes

123 days ago
23.

bessiebusby    

Something if you just she the way she acts you can tell shes something

122 days ago
24.

DaEsha Davis    

Im sick of this slut bucket...cant sing... no talent having ass...like any cute girl can get on the stage and pat their ***** and lip sang...whatever happened to having real role models this girl is trashy to the max

122 days ago
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Anna Tippett    

RIHANNA IS NOT A HOE YOU RETARD, USE YOU EYES SHE ERANS MORE IN A DAY THEN YOU WILL EARN IN YOUR LIFETIME, HERE FOR YOU RIRI

109 days ago
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