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Johnny Depp Sued for Allegedly Punching Crew Member on Tupac & Biggie Movie Set

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Johnny Depp attends the Murder On The Orient Express World Premiere at Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 2, 2017 in London/

The lawsuit says Depp screamed obscenities at the crew member & punched him twice in the ribs, then offered him $100,000 to punch back.

A film crew member is alleging in a lawsuit that Johnny Depp twice punched him on the Los Angeles set of a movie about the killings of the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

The lawsuit filed Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court by location manager Gregg "Rocky" Brooks also claims that he was fired from the movie, called City of Lies, when he refused to sign papers saying he wouldn't sue over the incident.

Brooks alleges that in April 2017, the movie's director forced him to inform Depp that an upcoming shot would have to be the day's last. The lawsuit says Depp screamed obscenities at Brooks and punched him twice in the ribs, then offered him $100,000 to punch back.

Messages left with Depp representatives seeking comment were not immediately returned.


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