Rihanna Hit With A Defamation Lawsuit By Former Bodyguard

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Rihanna is known for her sharp tongue and fierce personality, but that may just be why she will be heading to court under allegations of making “nauseatingly offensive” statements about her former bodyguard.

Geoffrey Keating recently filed a defamation lawsuit against the singer in Ireland, which has been granted to serve Rihanna a subpoena at her New York address in the United States. He alleges she made remarks made via email to his partner and a phone call to his sister last July, damaging his reputation and business. Keating served as head of Rihanna’s security during her Diamonds World Tour between October 2012 and July 2013.

Gerald Kean, Keating’s attorney, tells TMZ, “We’re taking this battle very seriously. We are satisfied that the Irish Courts will see justice at the end of the day.”

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