Ciara Has Reportedly Dropped Her Defamation Lawsuit Against Future
Ciara has dropped one of her lawsuits against her ex-fiancé, Future.
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Ciara has dropped her defamation case against Future, according to TMZ, who reports her lawyer, Larry Stein, just filed legal documents dismissing the remaining libel claim.
The news follows a reported ruling from earlier this month when a judge decided that Future's angry tweets towards Ciara weren't enough to support her claim that her reputation was damaged.
If you remember, Ciara filed a $15 million lawsuit against Future in February for slandering her name in public and making it seem like she's a bad mother to their child, Baby Future. Then, as recently as July, Ciara reportedly filed additional documents to support her lawsuit claiming Future's social media attacks caused her to lose out on half a million dollars.
The lawsuit was allegedly brought on by a series of tweets where Future shared some choice words about the mother of his child. "I been silent for a year & a half..I ran outta patience," he wrote before adding "This bitch got control problems," and, "I gotta go through lawyers to see babyfuture...the fuckery for 15k a month."
Earlier this year, Future had filed a countersuit against Ciara, claiming his alleged slander could not affect her reputation since she didn't have that large of a following anyway, but he later asked the judge to dismiss his suit after he was won joint custody of their son.
The pair's legal battle is not over yet because Ciara is still suing Future for something called a "false light," which legally means that he has portrayed her as someone she's not. Unlike her libel suit, she doesn't need to prove her financial loss to continue with this suit so the case will continue.