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Eddie Griffin's Money Woes

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Shady shady!

Comedian Eddie Griffin has been slammed with a lawsuit after failing to follow through on a donation pledge.

You can get sued for promising money to charity and not paying????

It's more complicated than that!

In 2007, Griffin said he would give $150,000 to the Jamaica 360 initiative, which "sends African-American university graduates to the Caribbean to help further their careers."

One of the two men who went on the trip provided by the organization is suing the actor, claiming that Griffin tricked him into giving him his credit card information to pay for a hotel room. Not only that but his check bounced!

The icing on the cake is that Griffin's credit card company is also suing him for overdue payments.

The lesson here is: Don't write checks you can't cash!

[Image via WENN.]

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11 comments to “Eddie Griffin's Money Woes”

  1. 1

    You forgot to mention the part that Mr. Griffin allegedly charged $150,000.00 to the American Express card in question!!! Shady!!!!!!

  2. 2

    Even the famous.

  3. 3

    Don't be fuckin' wit dem island bros Eddie, THEY WILL STAB A NINJA!

  4. 4

    Well anyone who would give a penny to the cesspool of Jamaica deserves to be broke.

  5. 5

    Haha, I love that only 3 people have commented on this post. No wonder the guy isn't famous anymore. hehe.

  6. 6

    Haha, I lvoe that only 3 people commented on this post. No wonder the guy isn't famous anymore. hehe

  7. 7

    think I seen him losing money at the track!

  8. Davin says – reply to this


    Poor Eddie, I hope he can get back on track soon.

    I know he's rumored to be a homophobe, but when I met him back in 2004 he was so, absolutely and positively nice to me! He's hilarious too.

  9. 9

    Not Undercover Brother!

  10. 10

    ouch, story of my life.

  11. 11

    So, he renigged on his pledge?? (Sorry, I couldn't resist) Yes, yes, yes, I know it's spelled renegged.