Katt Williams – Ordered to Pay Ex-Employee $55k in Legal Battle
theJasmineBRAND exclusively reports, Katt Williams (real name Micah Katt Williams) has been ordered to pay his former employee. On January 31st, a court ordered the comedian pay Courtney Gilmore, who sued him for not compensating him for work on his tour. The comedian is to pay Gilmore $55,000.
Here’s the backstory: In 2014, Williams was sued by five men who claimed he owed them more than $125,000 for their work on his 2012-13 Live Nation tour. Cortney Gilmore et al. sued Williams and Live Nation Entertainment, in superior court, alleging promissory fraud, breach of contract and unjust enrichment. Gilmore claimed the defendants owe him $80,000 for his work as emcee on the tour.
Evan Gunny claimed they owe him $14,000 for his work as a DJ. Michael McGuire claimed they owe him $10,000 for his work as a security guard. Michael Bogan claimed they owe him $10,500 for his work as a security guard. And Christopher Blanton claimed they owe him $12,000 for his work as a security guard. The men were represented by John Holcomb Jr., with Kramer, Holcomb & Sheik.
The status of the others suing Williams has been released. Williams has been sued repeatedly in recent years, several times for odd, sometimes violent behavior.