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Mtb Entertainment Threatens Legal Action Against The Hollywood Reporter Magazine!
MTB ENTERTAINMENT has threatened legal action against the Hollywood Reporter Magazine for defamation of character.
5700 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
To Whom It May Concern:
This law firm represents Marcus Todd Brooks. If you are represented by legal counsel, please direct this letter to your attorney immediately and have your attorney notify us of such representation.
You are hereby directed to
CEASE AND DESIST ALL DEFAMATION OF
MARCUS TODD BROOKS'S CHARACTER AND REPUTATION.
Marcus Todd Brooks is an educated, respected professional in the community. He has spent years serving the community in his musical profession by building a positive reputation and company. MTB Entertainment has learned that you have engaged in spreading false, destructive, and defamatory rumors about him.
Under California law, it is unlawful to engage in defamation of another's character and reputation. Defamation consists of
(1) a statement that tends to injure reputation;
(2) communicated to another; and
(3) that the speaker knew or should have known was false.
Your defamatory statements involved unproven sexual statements about Marcus Todd Brooks affecting his business.
Accordingly, we demand that you (A) immediately cease and desist your unlawful defamation of Marcus Todd Brooks and (B) provide us with prompt written assurance within ten (10) days that you will cease and desist from further defamation of Marcus Todd Brooks's character and reputation.
If you do not comply with this cease and desist demand within this time period, Marcus Todd Beooks and/or MTB Entertainment is entitled to seek monetary damages and equitable relief for your defamation. In the event you fail to meet this demand, please be advised that Marxus Todd Brooks has asked us to communicate to you that he will pursue all available legal remedies, including seeking monetary damages, injunctive relief, and an order that you pay court costs and attorney's fees. Your liability and exposure under such legal action could be considerable.
Before taking these steps, however, my client wished to give you one opportunity to discontinue your illegal conduct by complying with this demand within ten (10) days. Accordingly, please sign and return the attached Defamation Settlement Agreement within ten (10) days to
MTB Entertainment Legal Department
PO BOX 1124
Hollywood, CA 90078
I recommend that you consult with an attorney regarding this matter. If you or your attorney have any questions, please contact me directly.