Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen and his ex-wife Larsa Pippen have reportedly been sued for stalking and harassment.
Chyvette Valentine, who claims to be the ex-girlfriend of the former NBA star, filed a lawsuit against Pippen, 58, reality TV star Larsa, 49, and his brother Carl in Cook County Circuit Court, Illinois, on Wednesday.
Valentine claims in court documents that the trio, along with the Chicago Bulls, caused him suffering, according to Page six.
She is seeking $250 million from Pippen, the franchise and her family members over the claims.
She alleges she had an on-off relationship with the former forward from 1987 to 1993, which came to an end after Pippen and his brother, Carl, allegedly raped her.
Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen and his ex-wife Larsa Pippen have reportedly been sued
Chyvette Valentine alleges she had a relationship with Pippen from 1987 to 1993
In court documents, he allegedly claims the former striker and his family caused suffering.
The alleged sexual assault reportedly led to the birth of their son, Devonte Pippen, who died in 2011.
After the relationship came to an end, Valentine claims that Pippen used his celebrity status as an NBA star to allegedly “stalk, harass and torment her,” which she claims caused her “severe mental and emotional problems.”
Valentine alleges that she once attempted to file a police report against the six-time NBA champion, only to have Pippen use her connections with local, state and federal employees to supposedly cancel it and her medical connections to falsify her reports and portray her as “mentally ill.” .’
She also claims that the alleged harassment led to her losing employment and housing opportunities.
A hearing date has been set for May 2.
Pippen was married to his first wife Karen McCollum from 1988 to 1990 before marrying Larsa in 1997. The Real Housewives of Miami star filed for divorce in 2018.
Valentine, who claims he was unaware of the seven-time NBA All-Star’s marriage to McCollum at the time of their relationship, has already taken legal action against him.
In 2019, she allegedly sued Pippen for $9,999 — “the maximum allowed in small claims court” — for expenses incurred during their relationship.
She reportedly claimed she had calculated the expenses – spent on hotel, car, gas, food and parking – for traveling to see Pippen when he played away games, for which she claimed he promised to reimburse her.
Meanwhile, Larsa is now dating Marcus Jordan, the son of Pippen’s former teammate Michael Jordan.
Pippen was married to his first wife Karen McCollum from 1988 to 1990 before marrying Larsa (pictured) in 1997. The Real Housewives of Miami star filed for divorce in 2018.
Larsa is now dating Marcus Jordan, the son of Pippen’s former teammate Michael Jordan
Pippen is currently on his ‘No Bull’ tour in Australia with former teammates Horace Grant and Luc Longley for a series of public appearances to discuss Michael Jordan, the club’s six NBA titles and the controversial ESPN documentary about those teams. , The Last Dance. .
Pippen, a Hall of Famer, was a member of the Bulls’ six title-winning teams. Grant won three championships in Chicago before moving to Orlando as a free agent in 1994, which is when Longley joined the Bulls en route to the club’s second three-peat of the decade.
The No Bull tour promises to revive recent criticism of the documentary, which Pippen and other former Bulls viewed as favorable to Jordan, who reportedly negotiated the “final cut” of the project.
Pippen and Jordan have been at odds since the release of ESPN’s 2020 docuseries about the 1997-98 Bulls, The Last Dance, and things only got worse when Jordan’s adult son Marcus began dating the ex. Pippen’s wife, Larsa.