Fred Davis representing himself in bizarre lawsuit
The latest piece of legal news relates to a fascinating case that somehow has remained off the radar screen for more than a year.
Redskins tight end Fred Davis
was sued in early 2011 by Makini Chaka, a 33-year-old self-described “celebrity
broker,” who says she organizes parties for famous people. Luke Mullins of the Washingtonian tells the story of the litigation and its various twists and turns, including the fact that Davis has been acting as his own lawyer.
And it shows.
“It’s just all made up and flagellant,” Davis told the judge during an April 10 hearing.
Chaka, who also is representing herself, claims Davis dumped juice on her head and busted her lip at a D.C. nightclub. She also has accused Davis in court documents of assaulting, harassing, and threatening to kill her. Chaka obtained a temporary restraining order in January 2011, which she has since claimed Davis violated. Read more here…