Johnny Depp sued for punching crew member

Last Updated: Jul 11 2018 13:52

HOLLYWOOD- Actor Johnny Depp is being sued for punching a crew member on the set of his upcoming film, City of Lies.

As per the documents filed by Gregg "Rocky" Brooks in Los Angeles on Monday, Depp punched him twice in the ribs during a tirade outside Los Angeles' Barclay hotel.

Brooks was reportedly trying to wrap up the filming of the movie. He also claims Depp offered him $100,0000 (£75,000) to punch him in the face in return.

Brooks is seeking unspecified damages from Depp, director Brad Furman, producer Miriam Furman and the production company Good Film Productions.

City of Lies is due to be released in September.