Chris Brown is being sued by his former backup dancer

The dancer alleges she sustained eye injuries on a music video shoot in 2017.

September 08, 2019
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According to legal documents obtained by The Blast, dancer Danielle Griffin filed a lawsuit against Chris Brown with claims that fake blood used on an unspecified video shoot caused her eye injuries.

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The suit alleges a makeup artist named Angel "carelessly and negligently poured fake liquid blood on (her) head without eye protection after assuring her that the substance was safe," despite it causing damage to both her eyes. Griffin is seeking $25,000 "loss of wages including past and present," and damages from Brown and his production team.

According to The Blast, Griffin claimed the production company "had a duty to properly train its employees and agents on the use of dangerous substance including fake liquid blood when preparing dancers and performers for the music video." The suit reportedly also claims nobody provided assistance to Griffin during her recovery.

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Chris Brown is being sued by his former backup dancer