In a story that sounds to ridiculous to be true, Maury Povich is currently being sued by a Dad who saw his daughter on TV.
After years of paternity tests and lie detector tests, one dad is fighting back. Florida inmate Alan B. Griffin, a convicted felon guilty of sexual battery and attempted murder, is seeking damages for distress after seeing his ex-wife Sherilitra Nash and 7-year-old daughter Lanique appear on a 2010 episode of Maury
which somehow involved himself being in jail as the topic.
In a document that was handwritten
by Griffin himself says that he experienced "emotional shock, grief, shame and embarassment" form seeing his daughter exploited on the episode, which lead to suicidal thoughts, a 72-hour mental health hold and subsequent year of psychiatric counseling.
Griffin in claiming mental suffering and emotional distress, and is looking for a windfall to the tune of $100,000 each from Povich himself, his production company, and NBC. That’s $300,00 total.
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