Thursday, April 12th, 2007 at 10:06 am
Despite her lawyer’s attempt to get a $120 million assault lawsuit dismissed, Janet Jackson will have to testify in court and answer questions under oath.
41-year old Leonard Salati alleges that two of
Jackson’s attorney argued that she and her co-defendant, Jermaine Dupri, had only one bodyguard working for them at the Chelsea hot spot that night, and he was a "Caucasian," not African-American as Salati had claimed.
Yesterday, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Rolando Acosta allowed the case to go on, stating that despite
“Notwithstanding counsel’s valiant effort to shield Ms. Jackson,” said Judge Acosta, “the law grants no exemptions based on celebrity status.” Ouch!
Sorry Ms. Jackson, but that’s just one thing the cleavage won’t grant you access to.