Lisa Vanderpump of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills may need to lend some moral support--and maybe some money, too, to her husband. Ken Todd is being sued by a pair of brothers who claim he assaulted them while doing some construction at his and Vanderpump's P.U.M.P. Lounge. The suit claims he then accused the brothers of blackmail.
According to the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, Kevin and David Cazaref are claiming that Ken Todd approached Kevin last October and told him “in a rude and aggressive manner” that he wasn't demolishing concrete properly. The complaint also states that when Kevin asked Todd to speak to him more courteously and offered to let Todd show him how to perform the task properly, Todd pushed Kevin “hard on his chest” as he grabbed Kevin's tool. (That could certainly be taken a couple of different ways.)
It seems Ken Todd is no stranger to lawsuits. Just last summer he and Lisa Vanderpump were sued by two men who say they were going to open a sports themed gay bar at the site where Ken and Lisa opened P.U.M.P. The men claim the location was stolen from them.
Todd also filed a lawsuit against Kevin and David Cazaref, claiming that Kevin threw the machine (that tool of Kevin's that the brother's lawsuit says he grabbed) at Todd, causing “serious and permanent injury to plaintiff's lower body, including his hip, leg and knee.” Todd's suit also claimed that the brothers engaged in an “attempted shakedown and extortion” of Todd, was dismissed in March.
Is the Ken Todd and Kevin and David Cazaref scenario a giant case pointing fingers with no actual wrongdoing having taken place? Or is Lisa Vanderpump's husband simply a magnet for legal problems?
It will be interesting--at least on some very mundane level--to learn how this all turns out.
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