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Kat Williams

Kat Williams

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STEVEN
G.
TIDRICK,
SBN
224760
JOEL
B.
YOUNG,SBN
236662THETIDRICK
LAW
FIRlvI
2039Shattuck
Avenue,
Suite
308
Berkeley,Califomia
94704
Telephone:
(510)
788·5100Facsimile:
(510)
291-3226E-mail:sgt@tidricklaw.comE-mail:jby@tidricklaw.com
FILED
BY
FAX
ALAMEDA
COUNTY
November21,2012
CLERK
OFTHE
SUPERIORCOURT
By
DeniseDalton,Deputy
CASE
NUMBER
RG12657251
6Attorneys
for
Individual
and
RepresentativePlaintiffBrianHerline
7
SUPERIOR
COURT
OF
THESTATE
OF
CALIFORNIA
BRIAN
HERLlNE,
on
behalf
of
himself
and
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allotherssimilarlysituated,
8
9
10
11
1314
v.
Plaintiffs,
COUNTY
OFALAMEDAUNLIMITED
JURISDICTION
Civil
Case
Number:
_CLASSACTIONCOMl'LAINTDEMANDFOR
,JURY
TRIAL
15
MICAH
S,
"KATI"
WILLIAMS,
an
individual;
LIVE
NA
nON
WORLDWIDE,
16
INC.,
acorporation;
and
DOES1-20,
17
Defendants.
1819
IndividualandRepresentativePlaintiffBrianHerline,onbehalf
of
himself
andall
20
otherssimilarlysituated,alleges
as
follows:
21
NATUREOFTHECASE
22
1.
Comedian
Micah
S.
"Katt"Williams
was
scheduled
to
performa
comedyshow
23
at
the
OaklandOracleArena
on
Friday,November16,2012.Instead,afterashortseries
of
24
bizalTe
eventsollstage,
in
which
Williams
confronteda
heckler,took
his
clothesoft:and
25
attempted
to
fightatleast
tlu·ee
audiencemembers,
the
"act"abruptly
ended
afterabout
10
26
minutes.
Insum,Williams
failed
to
perform.
The
audiencemembersdeservetheir
money
27back.
Therefore,Plaintiffbringsthisaction
on
behalfofhimselfindividually
andon
behalf
of
28all
others
who
paid
moneyfor
ashow
and
got
nothing
but
Katt
Williams'snon-performance.
I
CLASS
ACTIONCOMPLAINT
 
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JURISDICTIONAND
VENUE
TheCourthaspersonaljurisdictionoverDefendantspursuant
to
California3Code
of
CivilProccdurc
§
410.10bccauscthcyarchcadquartered
in
California,aredoing4businessinCalifornia,haveconuuittedactsoromissionsinCaliforniawithrespecttoone
or
5morecauses
of
actionarisingfromtheseacts
or
omissions,and/orhavecausedeffectsin6Californiawithrespecttoone
or
morecauses
of
actionarisingfromtheseeffects.7
3.
Venueisproper
in
AlamedaCountyinaccordancewithCaliforniaCode
of
8CivilProcedure
§§
395and395.5becausethecontractwasto
be
performed
in
thiscounty,the9breachoccUlTed
in
thiscounty,andinjuryoccurredinthiscounty.
10
PARTIES
11
124.
5.
PlaintifIBrianHerlineisaresident
of
Modesto,California.DefendantMICAH
S.
"KA
TT"
WILLIAMS
is
wellknownasa
13
comedian,rappel',andactor.
He
isperhapsbestknownforhisroleasMoneyMikein
Friday
14
AfterNexl.
He
isalsoknownforhisstint
onNick
Cannon'sMTV
impl'Ov
show,
Wild
'n
0111,
15forplayingthe
.fi.ctional
characterBobbyShawontheprogram
My
Wife
and
K i d ~ ,
aswellas16forprovidingthcvoiceforthccharacter
"A
PimpNamcdSlickback"in
The
Boondocks.
17
18
6.7.
DefendantLIVENATIONWORLDWIDE,INC.isaCaliforniacorporation.Thetruenamesandcapacities,whetherindividual,corporate,associateor19otherwise,
of
each
of
theDefendantsdesignatedhereinasDOESareunknown
to
Plainliffat20thistimeandthereforesaidDefendantsaresuedbysuchfictitiousnames.Plaintiffwill
21
amendthisComplainttoshowtheirtruenamesandcapacitieswhenascertained.Plaintiffis22infOlmedandbelievesandthereonallegesthateachDefendantdesignatedhereinasaDOE23defendantislegallyresponsibleinsomemannerfortheeventsandhappeningshereinalleged24andinsuchmannerproximatelycauseddamages
to
Plaintiffashereinafterfurtheralleged.
25
8.
Plaintiffisinformcdandbelievesandthcreonallegesthateach
of
the26Defendantswasactingastheagent,employee,partner,orservant
of
each
of
theremaining27Defendantsandwasactingwithinthecourseandscope
of
thatrelationship,andgaveconsent28to,ratified,andauthorizedtheactsallegedhereintoeach
of
theremainingdefendants.
2
CLASSACTIONCOMPLAINT
 
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9.
PlaintiffbringsthisClassActionpursuanttoCaliforniaCode
of
Civil3Procedlll'e
§
382onbehalf
of
himselfandallsimilarlysituatedindividualswhopurchased4ticketsforthe"Katt"WilliamscomedyshowthatwasscheduledtooccuronFriday,5November16,2012
at
theOaklandOracleArena("theClass").Excludedfi'omtheClassare6anyoneemployedbycounselforPlaintiffinthisaction,andanyJudgetowhomthisactionis7assignedandhisorherimmediatefamilymembers.
8
10.TheClaimshereinhavebeenbroughtandmayproperlybemaintainedasa9classactionunderCaliforniaCode
of
CivilProcedure
§
382becausethereisawell-defined
10
conununity
of
interestamongClassmemberswithrespecttotheclaimsassertedhereinand
11
theproposedClassisascertainable:
12
a.
Numerosj.\Y:
Oninformationandbelief,thousands
of
individualspurchasedticketsfor
13
theshow.Thus,thenumber
of
Classmembers
is
currentlyindeterminate,butis
14
certainlynumerous.
15
b.
Existenceandpredominance
of
commonquestions:Commonquestions
of
lawandlor
16
factexistastothemembers
of
theClassand,inaddition,commonquestions
of
law17andlorfactpredominateoverquestionsaffectingonlyindividualmembers
of
the
18
Class.Thecommonquestionsincludethefollowing:
19
i.
WhetherDefendant"Katt"Williams'snon-performanceconstitutes20abreach
of
contract;
21
ii.
whetherDefendant"Kalt"Willianls'snon-performanceconstitutes22aviolation
of
CaliforniaBusiness
&
ProfessionsCode
§
17200;23iii.whetherDefendantsareliabletoClassmembersunderacause
of
24actionforunjustenrichment;25
IV.
whethercompensatorydamages,injtmctiverclicf,andother26equitableremediesforClassmembersarewarranted.27
c.
Typicality:Plaintiff'sclaimsaretypical
of
theclaims
of
theClass.Plaintiffpurchased28aticketforthe"Katt"WilliamscomedyshowthatwasscheduledtooccuronFriday,
3
CLASS
ACTION
COMPLAINT

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