Howard is being sued for allegedly making threats.
Dwight Howard has faced his fair share of drama over the past few months and it appears as though he is facing even more of it thanks to a new lawsuit courtesy of a man named Masin Elije. Elije alleges that Howard made "threats on his life" after the man refused to sign an NDA. The non-disclosure agreement was allegedly brought forth by Howard so that Elije wouldn't publicly talk about their "communications." In the files obtained by TMZ Sports, there are no specifics on what those communications were.
"Mr. Elije started receiving threats to his safety and well-being via a multitude of phone calls, text messages, communications on various social media platforms and emails, all of which were from unfamiliar or disguised sources," the lawsuit reads.
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TMZ reached out to Howard for a comment where he claimed to have no relationship with the man in question. "I don't know this person, never seen him. Any allegation said about me is false," Howard explained.
Elije has stated that he is suing Howard for not just punitive damages, but legal fees as well. He says Howard has caused him emotional distress and that he has been forced to seek expensive legal counsel.
Howard told TMZ that Elije is simply looking for a "money grab" and that his legal team is working on a defense.