Rapper Snoop Dogg has sued a woman and her attorneys for extortion, alleging they demanded $5 million to keep silent about an alleged assault against her. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Dec. 10, said Snoop Dogg (real name: Calvin Broadus) was not involved in the alleged assault at a performance in 2003.
The defendant was listed only as “Jane Doe” to protect her privacy. The lawsuit alleged that the woman and her attorneys threatened to sell details of the alleged assault to a book publisher and the National Enquirer if Snoop Dogg did not pay $5 million.
Neither Snoop Dogg’s publicist nor the lawsuit provided details of the alleged assault. The rapper is suing for punitive damages and to stop future threats.
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