Thursday, November 29, 2018

Director Salim Akil Sued by Side Chick for Domestic Abuse Sexual Assault and Breach of Contract

Girlfriends creator Mara Brock Akil's husband Salim Akil accused of shocking sexual misconduct...

From Jezebel
A lawsuit filed by Amber Dixon Brenner on November 20, 2018, in California claims the actor had a years-long “physically and sexually abusive relationship” with Salim Akil, who has produced and directed episodes of BET’s The Game and Being Mary Jane, as well as the CW’s Black Lightning, and the 2012 film Sparkle. In addition to domestic violence, Brenner is suing Akil for breach of contract over a script she claims she wrote based on their relationship that Akil mined for other projects without proper credit.
Brenner’s complaint alleges she and Akil began “a dating relationship, which involved frequent sexual contact,” about 10 years ago. Akil, according to IMDb, has been married to writer/producer Mara Brock Akil since 1999. Brenner’s accusations of abuse are numerous and harrowing. They include multiple instances of physical violence in the form of slapping, strangling, and forced oral sex. Brenner alleges, for example, that during a birthday party in Los Angeles’s Roosevelt Hotel, Akil asked her to follow him into the bathroom, where he slapped her, causing her to stumble backwards, and then commanded her to perform oral sex. Brenner’s complaint alleges that he then urinated in ....
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