A$AP Rocky‘s legal professional went approach too far in his protection of the rapper after his 2021 capturing incident … a minimum of in line with the alleged sufferer, A$AP Relli, who’s now suing Rocky and his high-powered legal professional, Joe Tacopina.
In keeping with docs, obtained by TMZ, Relli claims Tacopina went on a press marketing campaign after he was allegedly shot by A$AP Rocky …. and Relli was defamed within the course of.
Relli claims he was painted by Tacopina within the media as a liar, a cash grabber, and an extortionist … and he believes this was all of the course of A$AP Rocky.
The go well with claims Tacopina spoke to varied retailers, together with TMZ … in a single story, Tacopina stated, “Rocky did not commit a criminal offense. It was an extortion try by a former affiliate, who threatened to make false, prison accusations if Rocky did not pay him.”
Relli claims because of the alleged assault on him, he obtained a number of demise threats and has been the topic of ridicule. He is asking for unspecified damages.
As for Rocky … his case remains to be pending. He has pled not responsible.
Joe Tacopina tells TMZ … “That is really nothing greater than a publicity stunt which goes to backfire badly. I greater than welcome this lawsuit particularly as a result of the decision of the prison case has not occurred but. This opens up this extortionist to depositions underneath oath now earlier than the decision of the prison case. It can expose the fraud he dedicated and sadly for his legal professionals, it’ll trigger them to be answerable for authorized charges on this case. They do not know the info of this case or the actions taken by their shopper. However, I can be very happy to teach them.”