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For such a little guy, comic Katt Williams seems to always find himself in big trouble. Well, he’s in that space again because the man who says he was assaulted by Williams last Friday in Portland is suing the funnyman for $76,000.

His lawyer says the money is for his physical injuries and emotional distress. The alleged victim’s name is Wali Kanani and he’s the owner of Delta Town Car Service in Portland.

Kanani was picking up Williams, his German Shepherd, and his colleagues at a private hanger of the airport, reports Fox12.

The complaint, filed Monday, states Williams insisted his dog sit in the front seat, and Kanani said no.

The document outlines what happened from there. It alleges Williams called Kanani names like “white trash,” then punched him in the face.

Kanani ran inside to get away and Williams reportedly “commanded his dog to start chasing” him, according to court documents.

“This is totally inappropriate behavior and there has to be some sort of deterrent effect above and beyond what the lawsuit itself would bring,” Kanani’s attorney Adam Heder said.

That’s why Heder filed the complaint now asking for $76,000 plus medical costs.

The article goes on to say that Attorney Heder wouldn’t provide photos of Kanani’s injuries, but said he had cuts and swelling on his face, a broken tooth and tinnitus in one ear, as well as what he’s suffered emotionally.

“You can imagine in the course of doing your job getting struck in the face in this aggressive and belligerent manner can cause a tremendous amount of emotional distress to even the best of us,” Heder said.

As far as what’s happening with Williams in court, on Monday he had a hearing on the charge of assault in the fourth degree. The judge apparently wasn’t impressed and he was released on that charge. However, the judge ordered him to stay away from Kanani (but now Kanani is suing him).

So, even though Williams doesn’t have to worry about that charge, as we’ve reported, he’s is still in lockdown in Portland because he’s wanted in Georgia.

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4 thoughts on “Katt Williams Being Sued By Portland Driver

    • t courtney on said:

      I have to agree. You were punched in the face, but you can’t provide pictures. Yeah right. What does being punched in the face have to do with his ear. Anything for a dollar

  1. Crawford Warren on said:

    Number one why would you bring a dog to your job,two if the costumer insist that the mutt be placed in the front then either you honor the request or you tell the costumer (Mr Williams )to find another source of transportation, I might not off put my hands on him,but if that pale goat would’ve commanded his dog to chase me ,things would’ve been tradgic for that dog,it’s sick how they can act like they are such a victim in a society where they have privilege and the justice system to back them

  2. Maybe behavior such as this is why Hollywood prefers to work with other comedians instead of Katt Wiliams. Maybe it has nothing to do with how funny he is or ain’t, how light skinned he is or isn’t. Despite how legitimate his claims are against Hollywood and how they treat certain talent, maybe KW is his own worst enemy.
    And another thing: If I had a town car that I used as part of my business I, too, would NOT want a dog riding in it, let alone on the front seat. It’s one thing if it’s assisting the rider. It’s another thing if the rider is acting like a pompous asshole.

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