Kordell Stewart Suing Andrew Caldwell For Falsely Claiming They Had a Relationship
Kordell Stewart is suing mad!
Kordell has dodged gay rumors for many years, but after Youtube celebrity and wannabe reality star Andrew Caldwell — who once claimed he’d been “delivered” from homosexuality — falsely claimed he had an affair with the former footballer while he was married to Porsha Williams, Kordell has finally decided to take legal action.
The onetime Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member filed the suit in DeKalb County Superior Court. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, it also names The Gospel Truth (Andrew’s upcoming reality show) creator and producer Jarrius Keyun Moon and Catalyst Next LLC, which controls the Internet morning show “The ShakeUP,” where Andrew stated he and Kordell had a relationship.
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The suit states, “At all times during his life, Mr. Stewart has been, and is, a heterosexual male,” and it claims Andrew and Jarrius cooked up the story of Kordell and Andrew’s relationship “to generate interest for The Gospel Truth.”
“The false and defamatory rumors that Mr. Caldwell and Defendant Moon agreed to publish are centered around Mr. Stewart having an extra-marital, sexual relationship with Mr. Caldwell,” the suit continues.
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As we told you earlier this month, Andrew claimed he dated Kordell during an appearance on The ShakeUP Morning Show. “I had everything that Porsha got. I had bags, purses, cars. I’m in a Jaguar right now,” he explained at the time.
Andrew later recanted his statements and admitted he doesn’t even know Kordell, but the pro athlete and his lawyers say the damage has already been done, especially since Andrew’s initial interview is still available online.
“Although they are well aware that Mr. Caldwell has admitted that he lied on The ShakeUP, Defendant Catalyst Next continues to proudly share and broadcast the Interview on their website online…although they know that the statements concerning Mr. Stewart are false,” the suit argues.
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The paperwork also claims Kordell has “been subject to public embarrassment and ridicule” as a result of Andrew’s claims, and they’ve “damaged his reputation.”
Kordell is seeking “general and special damages for … loss of earnings, emotional distress and impairment to his reputation.”
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