Da Brat was reportedly minimize some slack in court docket this week. According to authorized paperwork obtained by The Blast, a choose decided the Hip Hop vet wouldn’t must serve any time in jail for breaking a champagne bottle over ex-NFL cheerleader Shayla Stevens’ head.
The So So Def artist argued that as a result of she filed for chapter in August, jail would forestall her from incomes the cash to settle the case.
Stevens and her authorized group had been trying to have Da Brat present in contempt of court docket for not coughing up the $6.four million she owes and lacking a scheduled court docket date. Da Brat was below the impression submitting for chapter provided safety from present money owed and lively assortment efforts.
Evidently, the choose agreed.
The bottle-breaking incident occurred at an Atlanta nightclub again in 2007. As a results of the assault, Stevens suffered everlasting facial scarring and neurological impairment. Da Brat spent three years in jail after pleading responsible to aggravated assault.
In addition to the $6.four million, Da Brat reportedly owes $1,255,128 to Sony Music, $12,000 to Ally Bank, $2,284 in bank card debt, and $2,284 owed to the Georgia Department of Revenue in addition to an unknown quantity to the IRS.
That means Da Brat is swimming in roughly $7.7 million in debt.