Labouf and his lawyers filed a response in February in which he denied “every” allegation of FKA twigs and claimed that “no injury or damage was caused as a result.” [his] He requested that the judge dismiss his claim and that he bear the legal costs.
In addition, Labiuf issued a comment New York Times In a January article about the lawsuit, which also mentioned allegations of abuse raised by the stylist Caroline Pho In the “Past History of Abuse” section of the FKA Twigs case.
“I’m not in a position to tell anyone how my behavior made them feel,” he said in an email to the newspaper. “I have no excuse for my drinking or aggression, just rationality. I have been insulting myself and everyone around me for years. I have a history of hurting people close to me. I am ashamed and sorry for that history. I hurt those. In fact, I can’t say anything more. “
Laboff told the publication that “many of these allegations are not true” but said he had given women the opportunity to “publicize their statements and take responsibility for the actions I have taken.” At the time, he shared that he was “a quiet member of the 12-step program” and was in therapy.
“I have not recovered from my PTSD and alcoholism,” he wrote New York Times“But I am committed to doing what I have to do to recover, and I will forever be sorry to people that I may have been damaged along the way.”
According to the New York Daily News, FKA is the lawyer for Twigs Shawn Hardy In June, he told a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, “The parties have been engaged in negotiating a productive settlement and are in the process of arranging preliminary arbitration.” According to the outlet, the judge held a follow-up hearing on Dec. 15 and said, “If you can’t [reach a settlement], When you come back in December, I’ll probably give you one [trial] The date is early 2023. “