Johnny Depp sued by disabled woman

Los Angeles: Johnny Depp is being sued by a disabled woman, who alleges that his bodyguards assaulted her.

The incident is said to have occured in December and Robyn Ecker, 52, claims security guards tore her trousers off and bear-hugged her while restraining her wrists, TMZ reported.

Reuters

According to the lawsuit filed in LA County Superior Court, the woman claims she was trying to get to her seat in the VIP area of an Iggy Pop concert.

The woman, who is a professor of medicine at UC Irvine, said that the bodyguard ripped her cell phone out of her hand.

If charges are eventually made, it would not be the first time the actor has been involved in legal woes. In 1994 he was charged with wrecking a hotel room in New York.

PTI


Updated Date: Apr 18, 2012 08:58 AM

Also Watch

Watch: Firstpost test rides the new Thunderbird 500X in Goa and walks you through the Royal Enfield Garage Cafe
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Varun Dhawan on Shoojit Sircar's October, 5-star reviews and working with Anushka Sharma in Sui Dhaaga
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ambedkar Jayanti: Re-visiting Babasaheb's ideals exposes fake Dalit politics of Rahul Gandhi and Congress
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent