2011 Big Brother Africa winner, Karen Igho, is suing Smirnoff, makers of Smirnoff Ice, for N50million over an alleged assault suffered by her from a security officer reportedly contracted by Smirnoff for their event held in December 2012.
While at the Smirnoff 3D Disco party held on December 15, 2012 at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, Karen, also an OAP with Naija FM, Lagos, was at the show to support Denrele, who is her friend, when an ‘over-zealous’ security man allegedly hired by Smirnoff slapped her and also pointed a gun at her demanding money from her at the parting lot of the event venue.
Karen tweeted the picture of her swollen face on her twitter timeline after the incident and then narrated her ordeal on the micro-blogging site.
Tweeting some hours ago, 27 years old Karen hinted that she is suing Smirnoff in the sum of N50million. She also disclosed that the officer, believed to be a policeman, who allegedly slapped her, is on the verge of losing his job.
She wrote, “Got the guy dat slapped me. I just wanna teach him a lesson of never hitting a woman in his life. he is about loosing his job now he is saying sorry.”
Tweeting further on her plan to slam the sum of N50million on the show organiser, Smirnoff, the Warri, Delta State star added, “Suing Smirnof ice for 50million naira for damages.”