Copperfield fights back against lawsuit

August 21st, 2009 | Joe Hadsall | Filed Under General


Copperfield fights back against lawsuitTwo years ago, we heard rumblings about David Copperfield allegedly attacking a woman. Now that paperwork has been filed in court, Copperfield’s attorneys have responded to the accusation.

A 22-year-old woman filed suit against Copperfield in July, claming that the magician threatened and sexually assaulted her while she was a guest on his private island in the Bahamas.

Copperfield’s attorneys responded strongly in a press release, saying that the “lawsuit was extortion for money, plain and simple”:

“This woman, who filed the lawsuit, has a history of lying. She has lied to law enforcement before and, as a result, had innocent people arrested based on a false accusation. She bragged to one of her closest friends that she could make up allegations against a guy to “take a guy down” if she wanted to.”

Dodd Vickers, over at Magic Newswire, has a reprinting of the full release from Copperfield’s attorneys.

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  1. Bullets: Copperfield’s court date, Berg’s collapse, duo’s tricks, Ludacris’ rap | Online Magic News – Ellusionist Street Magic Blog on:

    [...] A court date has been set for a model’s lawsuit, where a woman alleges David Copperfield raped her in 2007. Lacey Carroll (named because a criminal investigation was closed without charges being filed against Copperfield) has been granted a May, 2011 trial date for her civil lawsuit. The Seattle Times’ account has plenty of juicy details about the charges, which Copperfield and his lawyers vigorously deny. [...]

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