Newswire: Chris Tucker and Netflix are being sued over Tucker’s upcoming special

Just days before his latest comedy special is set to premiere on Netflix, comedian and actor Chris Tucker is being sued by an associate who says he wasn’t fairly compensated for his work on the show. Comedian Terry Hodges is suing both Tucker and the streaming service, claiming that he was promised a co-producer credit on the upcoming special, as well as citing $66,000 in unpaid work he performed as a writer and editor for Tucker. Obviously, the, apparent dissolution of the working relationship between the two comedians is a nuanced and emotionally fraught situation, and one that deserves more gravity than to serve as a platform for a bunch of jokes predicated on funny things Chris Tucker has yelled at people in the past.

That being said, Tucker’s attorney, Marty Singer, seemed confident that the case would be dismissed, calling it “absurd and completely without merit …

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