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Vybz Kartel Also Suing TVJ For Defamation

 
 

Vybz Kartel and Tom Tavares-Finson

Vybz Kartel is not only suing outgoing police commissioner Owen Ellington, but also TVJ.

The embattled dancehall star is going after the local TV station claiming that they seriously damaged his reputation when they broadcast comments made by the top cop in Jamaica.

SEE ALSO: Vybz Kartel Files Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Against Police Head Owen Ellington

In court documents obtained by Urban Islandz, Adidja Palmer, Kartel’s government name, contends that on or about April 10, 2014, Owen Ellington made some damning statements which seriously damaged his career as a professional musician.

In April of this year, Owen Ellington did an interview with TVJ’s All Angles where he said that Vybz Kartel lead a gang that was responsible for well over 100 murders.

Kartel accused TVJ of being negligent and reckless in the publication of the interview which was hosted by journalist Dionne Jackson-Miller. The court docs states that the defendant Owen Ellington failed to retract the words and TVJ did nothing to disassociate itself from them.

Vybz Kartel, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones are currently serving life sentences in prison after being convicted for the murder of their former associate Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The men will have to serve an average three decades before being eligible for parole.

It is still unclear how much money Vybz Kartel is suing for.

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  • Popcaan

    This lawsuit is going nowhere. waste of time and money.

  • tomtom

    Good for him, how can this man going to go on tv and say kartel killed more them a 100 people…..i would be suing to.

    • Lalibela Nile

      Maybe he made such a statement because he can prove it… Did you put much thought in the that?

      • Santana1Don

        Dem cyaan prove dat, maybe dats why dem neva charge him? Dats why di Commissioner is steppin down from his position wid all ah di corruption and police death squad talk.

      • P money

        They couldnt even prove lizard death wtf u on?

      • hennessey

        Really? Then go tek Kartel out a jail den

      • SIMOAN

        lol hennessey…exactly!!

    • Tee_Dot

      He said Kartel LED a gang that was responsible for over 100 murders, not that he did the killings himself…doesn’t sound hard to prove to me especially since nuff ppl praise him as a god based off his music alone….SHEEPLE

  • P money

    Get em, fam!

  • http://www.vice.com Tweley

    Daddy Devil needs to sue his lawyers.

  • Eeng Jamaican

    Kartel is a fish, and him lawyer dem a bait. I guess with 35 years in jail to serve, Kartel have nuff time on his hands. Dude better start conserve his money and stop mek lawyer bleed him dry.

    • hennessey

      righhht

  • hennessey

    Kartel corrupt the police dem corrupt lawyer corrupt judge corrupt they are all thieves and crooks. They handle Kartel bad and give him an unfair trial, but Kartel is a grown man fi know say when you see trouble you run. I dont know how him get him get himself in a this mess. He is very talented and ok in life why him never just cool himself and keep him backside quiet.

  • Janaa Pickford

    Every time he initiates a lawsuit, the justice system should add 3 years to his current sentencing.

    • robin876

      What kind of Justice would tht be

  • Janaa Pickford

    Kartel, suing who? It’s evident he did the crime. Now he is serving, much deserve needed time.

  • real talk

    Lmao well this man find a new trick. Say what you like bout him…he knows how to keep tongues wagging. Honestly he need siddung. The money he wasting on lawyer his kids go need. The little media attention he might get not worth it. Typical jail house activity still. Sue everybody. Nothing else to do. All you have is time

  • SIMOAN

    Kartel has enough time on his hands to do what he wants…as long as it’s in the confinements of prison,,he can sue the UNIVERSE…carry on..lol

    • hennessey

      HE CAN COME SUE ME MODA TOO

  • stooshe

    Bwoy, what a way him brite like Marning Star! Relevancy by any means necessary, him seh! Still mi haffi admire feem persistence in at least convincing his fans of “innocence” by way of distraction. Dem will convince too, cah a dem same one who see feem picho wid him hood inna batty and claim seh a punash. A dem seh LOYALTY! LOL!

  • Kimberly

    His he allowed to get vagina behind bars?

    • ZiggyZagZag

      Nope, but he can take a lot of wood behind bars.

  • grimrim

    Him also said that kartel is a informa thats more damaging than 100 murders