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Tiffany Haddish has broken her silence on the child sex abuse allegations made against her in a recent trial.
Haddish shared a statement on Instagram Monday morning.
“I know people have a lot of questions. I get it. I’m here with you,” she wrote on Instagram. “Unfortunately, because there is an ongoing court case, there is very little I can say at this time.”
The ‘Girls Trip’ actress revealed she couldn’t speak to the allegations in detail as the court case is ongoing.
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The lawsuit states that Haddish and comedian Aries Spears convinced a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy to film sexually suggestive video sketches beginning in 2013. The brother and sister alleged one was titled “To through the eyes of a pedophile” and was uploaded to “Funny or Die”. The sketch was reportedly retired in 2018.
“But, clearly, while this skit was meant to be comedic, it wasn’t funny at all – and I deeply regret agreeing to star in it. I really can’t wait to be able to share a lot more about this situation. as soon as I can,” Haddish added.
The brother and sister are only identified as “Jane Doe” and “John Doe” in the file.
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In an alleged video, Haddish asked the two children to start “moaning and making sexual noises while they were both eating.” [a] sandwich [from opposite ends] in a manner that simulated the act of fellatio,” the filing alleges.
“Haddish verbally explained what was expected of Applicant Jane Doe and then showed Applicant Jane Doe how to perform oral sex, including the movements, noises, moans and moans,” he said.
The “Through a Pedophile’s Eyes” skit, which was filmed in 2014, “shows Spears lusting after the 7-year-old and assaulting her throughout the video.”
“Haddish was present during the filming of the entire video and aided, abetted and watched Spears sexually assault a child,” according to the lawsuit.
The two comedians are accused of intentionally inflicting emotional distress, sexual assault, gross negligence, sexual harassment and child sexual abuse. Haddish is further charged with breach of fiduciary duty, negligent supervision/failure to warn and constructive fraud.
Haddish’s lawyer, Andrew Brettler, called the charges “false allegations”.
The plaintiff’s mother, Trizah Morris, “has been trying to assert these false allegations against Ms. Haddish for several years,” the actress’ attorney Andrew Brettler said in a statement to Fox News Digital.
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“All of the lawyers who initially took on her case – and there were several – eventually dropped the case once it became clear that the claims were without merit and that Ms Haddish would not be moved. Now , Mrs. Morris has her adult self-represented daughter. in this trial. Both will face the consequences of continuing this frivolous action together.”
Spears’ attorney told the New York Post, “He’s not going to fall for that.”
Fox News Digital’s Brie Stimson contributed to this report.
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