It has been claimed that Chris Nelson has filed a lawsuit against Phoebe Bridgers for defamation of character. The production company owner sued the singer in Los Angeles Superior Court on September 27, 2021. The Motion Sickness singer is said to have made false allegations of abuse, racial hatred crimes, theft, and fraud against Chris in the civil lawsuit. Now the latter is suing for slander damages totalling $3.8 million.
The founder of Sound Space Recording Studio said in 2018 that he and his then-girlfriend Emily Bannon engaged in a mutually consenting sexual relationship with Phoebe Bridgers. On the other hand, he said that Phoebe and Emily’s connection persisted even after the producer ended things with Emily in 2019. According to Chris’s allegations, the two began spreading rumours about him online. He said his reputation had taken a major hit because of Phoebe’s baseless accusations. This latter party has not replied to the allegations.
Who is Emily Bannon?
Voice actor and singer Emily Bannon. It has been said that she began her acting career on the NBC show American Dreams when she was only seven years old. In 2007, she enrolled in a Catholic high school in Ecuador before pursuing linguistics at New York University. She acquired professional training in many languages and was a CAS Presidential Honours Scholar at NYU. She has voiced roles in various languages, including Spanish, Japanese, Arabic, Thai, and Swahili. She also enjoys skating and can play the classical harp. Before breaking up in 2019, Emily was dating Chris Nelson, a music producer. She’s tight with Phoebe Bridgers, a singer nominated for a Grammy and even had a fling with her.
Case analysis: Chris Nelson’s suit against Phoebe Bridgers
Recently, Chris Nelson sued Phoebe Bridgers for $3.8 million for defamation and distributing false information. He accused the musician of intentionally causing him mental suffering and financial interference. It is said that Chris and Phoebe have known each other for a long time but have never worked together. Emily Bannon, the ex-girlfriend of music producer Mark Ronson, and the hitmaker from Kyoto were in a mutually agreeable relationship.
Discussing the accusations against Phoebe Bridgers’s case
According to the papers, Bridgers maliciously and intentionally posted false and defamatory statements about Nelson as part of a vendetta to destroy Nelson’s reputation that was inflamed by Bridgers’ and Bannon’s relationship. He also mentioned that Phoebe had shared Emily’s allegations against Chris on her Instagram account and had allegedly confirmed witnessing the abuse in person. Chris said that after breaking up with the record producer, Emily kept seeing the man who wrote Stranger in the Alps.
She was a regular on Phoebe’s social media, but the two never publicly addressed the speculation about their connection. But rumours have been circulating that the singer is dating Normal People star Paul Mescal. In July 2020, the couple were seen on camera enjoying breakfast together in Ireland. A former member of Bright Eyes, Conor Oberst, was also connected to her. As of 2015, the 27-year-old was also seeing drummer Marshall Vore. The breakup was chronicled in the song “ICU,” which the two worked on together. After their 2016 breakup, they still collaborated musically.