Rihanna Sued For Defamation

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By Michael Lewittes

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Rihanna is being sued for defamation by her former head of security Geoffrey Keating.

The suit was filed on Monday in Ireland, where Keating is based.

He claims the singer made untrue allegations about him in a July 11, 2013 email that was sent to him and his wife, and that those remarks have hurt his reputation and business.

Keating, who ran Rihanna’s security while she was on tour between October 2012 and July 2013, also alleges that she defamed him in a phone call to his sister.

He’s seeking not only damages, but also that she publish a correction.

What specifically Rihanna allegedly said has not been made public, but Keating’s attorney said the allegations were “nauseatingly offensive.”

Gossip Cop reached out to Rihanna’s rep for a comment, but has yet to hear back.

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