Floyd Mayweather Sued By Josie Harris, Mother Of His Children, For $20 Million
About two weeks prior to Floyd Mayweather’s monumental fight with Manny Pacquiao, he sat down with Katie Couric for a one-on-one interview about the boxer’s past and present. And during this session, he opened up about several things, including his 2010 arrest for domestic violence, which led to him being incarcerated for two months.
“Did I kick, stomp and beat someone? No, that didn’t happen,” Floyd told Couric. “Did I restrain a woman that was on drugs? Yes, I did. So if they say that’s domestic violence, then you know what? I’m guilty. I’m guilty of restraining someone.”
Well apparently, Josie Harris, the victim and mother of Mayweather’s three kids, did not take kindly to these accusations and is going to try to hit Floyd directly where it hurts: his wallet.
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Harris stated that the champion boxer flew into a rage after the two had broken up, breaking into her house and attacking her. She was embarrassed globally by being labeled a drug addict, according to TMZ Sports.
“[Floyd’s lies] were knowingly fabricated in order to hype Mayweather’s upcoming fight with Pacquiao, to avoid bad press by deflecting responsibility for beating the mother of his children,” Harris’ lawyer, Dan Friedlander, told the gossip news website.
As for the exact amount, Harris is suing her ex for $20 million. Initial predictions for the Pacquiao and Mayweather fight had the champion boxer possibly making up to $180 million in the 60-40 split. Even if he makes three-quarters of that, this $20 million suit, between possible payout and lawyer fees, would not really put that big of a dent into his winnings.
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