Comedian Terry Hodges sued Tucker and bosses at the streaming service earlier this month (Jul15), alleging he has not been paid since 2011 for editing, writing and producing work he performed, beginning in 2008, on Chris Tucker Live.

Hodges is seeking $66,000 (£44,000) and a co-producer credit on the show, but Tucker has hit back in his own legal papers.

The Rush Hour star claims he only consulted with Hodges for the special and never hired him to edit, write or produce it, while maintaining he has been paid in full for his contributions.

The 43 year old also alleges he loaned Hodges $25,000 (£16,667), which was never paid back.

He is seeking the return of the loan funds plus interest and attorney fees, according to