The lawsuit alleged that Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears encouraged underage siblings, identified as Jane and John Doe, to perform sexually suggestive acts on camera
Tiffany Haddish is unemployed. The 42-year-old ‘Girls Trip’ actress has said she is now out of work after the harassment lawsuit against her has since been dismissed. She told TMZ, “I lost everything. All my gigs are gone. Everything is gone. I have no job.”
Haddish, who was caught on camera by paparazzi at LAX on Wednesday, September 21, has been accused of child sex abuse in a lawsuit filed August 31. John Doe to perform sexually suggestive acts on camera while he is a minor. According to The Daily Beast, the complaint mentions that Haddish, a friend of her mother Trizah Morris, recruited then-14-year-old Jane for a commercial in which she was told to simulate fellatio on a sandwich. The lawsuit alleges Haddish showed Jane how to perform oral sex. Jane, now 22, was quoted as saying: “I tried to mimic what they wanted me to do but it still came out super uncomfortable. When I left the booth, I knew I hadn’t done what they wanted me to do.” Haddish paid Jane $100 before sending her home, according to the outlet.
Haddish and Spears also recruited Jane’s brother John, who was then seven, to film a video a year later. The video, titled “The Mind of a Pedophile,” was posted to Funny or Die. Haddish addressed her involvement in the sketch on September 5. She said in a post on Instagram: “While this sketch was meant to be comedic, it wasn’t funny at all – and I deeply regret agreeing to act in it. I’m really looking forward to sharing much more about this situation as soon as possible.”
Following the lawsuit, Haddish was charged with constructive fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and negligent supervision and failure to warn, according to Marca. The report also suggests that Jane recently dismissed the lawsuit, saying in a statement: “My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and we now know that she never harms me or my brother or helps anyone else would do anything that could harm us. We wish Tiffany all the best and are glad we can put this all behind us.”
However, following the lawsuit, Haddish appears to have plenty of jobs and, according to Ticketmaster, she has no upcoming tour dates for her comedy tour.