Incarcerated Rap Boss Marion 'Suge' Knight's Legal Issues Continue To Escalate As He Has Been Hit With A Lawsuit From A Female Photographer He And Comedian Katt Williams Had A Run-in With Last Year (14).
The embattled Death Row Records co-founder and Williams were charged with robbery in connection to the incident outside a studio in Beverly Hills, and they are accused of grabbing a camera belonging to a female photographer when she attempted to take pictures of him and Knight.
Knight was hit with an additional count of making a terroristic threat, and could face 25 years to life under California's three-strikes law if he's convicted.
Now the photographer, who TMZ.com names as Leslie Redden, has slapped Knight and Williams with a lawsuit for assault.
In legal documents obtained by the site, Redden claims she got involved in an altercation with Knight because he thought she was secretly taking pictures of his young son.
Redden alleges that Knight lifted his shirt to show his waistband as he came towards her, and in a video she shot, the rap boss can be heard saying, "I got a b**ch to beat your motherf**kin' a**!"
Redden claims Williams then entered the scene with an unknown woman, who the photographer alleges of knocking her down and taking the camera, while Williams supposedly yelled at Redden to deleted the snaps on her device.
Redden claim in the legal papers that she suffered minor injuries.
In addition, she claims Williams stole her camera and is suing him for defamation, after he allegedly told a TMZ snapper that she was "engaged inappropriately with a child."
The news comes a day after he was slapped with a lawsuit from the wife and children of Terry Carter, who was killed in a hit-and-run incident on a California film set in January (15).
Knight is currently behind bards for the incident, standing accused of killing Carter and injuring a second man, actor Cle Sloan, as Knight attempted to race away from an altercation on the Los Angeles set of N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton.
Knight, along with the film's producers Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, were named in the lawsuit, in which the Carter family alleges local gang members threatened Knight and incited the reported brawl on the film set, therefore angering him, leading to his desire to speed away from the area, and subsequently killing Carter.
The Carters are seeking unspecified damages.