LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Empire” star Terrence Howard is scheduled to return to a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday for the continuation of a hearing to try to undo a settlement in his most-recent divorce.
Howard claims ex-wife Michelle Ghent extorted him to sign a 2012 agreement that gave her to spousal support and other financial benefits. The Oscar-nominated actor claims Ghent threatened to leak personal information, including images of him naked and a sex tape, if he didn’t meet her terms.
Ghent’s lawyers say she denied blackmailing her husband during a deposition.
Howard, who currently stars on Fox’s hit series “Empire,” is expected to testify at some point during the hearing.
Audio of Ghent berating Howard and threatening to sell a video of him dancing naked in the bathroom was played for a judge on Tuesday.
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