Queen Ifrica sued for allegations made towards father Derrick Morgan


The household of Jamaican ska singer Derrick Morgan has filed a defamation lawsuit towards his daughter, widespread reggae singer Queen Ifrica, for allegations she made towards him in 2023.

Merrick Morgan, the son of the 83-year-old ska legend, confirmed they’ve retained attorney-at-law Charles Ganga-Singh in Jamaica. The lawsuit was filed on June 12, 2024, within the Supreme Courtroom of Jamaica, in search of damages for the hurt accomplished to Derrick Morgan’s popularity.

Paperwork obtained by Observer On-line present that Derrick Morgan is suing his daughter, actual title Ventrice Morgan, for a number of allegedly defamatory statements, movies and interviews made on August 1, 2023.

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“The defendant made a number of defamatory statements, movies and took part in a number of interviews hurling defamatory feedback in regards to the claimant, printed such defamatory statements, movies and interviews and made stated defamatory statements out there to the general public for posting, reposting, republication,” the doc stated.

“Consequently, the claimant has suffered critical harm to his character and popularity, incurred monetary loss and damages.”

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Allegations on social media

In August, through social media, Queen Ifrica alleged that her father had sexually violated her a number of years in the past.

She revealed that as a toddler, she had an estranged relationship with Morgan as a result of points surrounding her mom. Nonetheless, as an grownup, she tried to reconnect with him.

Queen Ifrica described a particular incident the place the alleged rape occurred, at his Kingston residence.

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“Inna the hours, mi go to mattress and go lay down pon the mattress. Mi father by no means able to go to mattress but, and the following factor mi get up to inna the hours is mi father a penetrate me. Mi get up inna the hours to mi father making an attempt to penetrate me sexually; maintain mi down inna the mattress and have intercourse with me and inform me seh him spouse nah haven’t any intercourse with him, so, him haffi do it with me,” she stated.

The singer additional disclosed that the traumatic incident motivated her to pen the 2009 hit track “Daddy,” which addresses incest.

Derrick Morgan later dismissed the allegations on Instagram.

“Queen I Freak Ya, you’re a shame to the Morgan household,” he wrote in a submit. “You’re a wealth of lies and accusations, that’s the reason our legal professionals are on the case.”

Morgan additionally highlighted a 2017 interview the place Ifrica mentioned the inspiration behind the track, emphasizing her admission of wanting to jot down about incest as a result of its prevalent impression on folks she personally is aware of.

His sons, Courtney and Merrick, had additionally defended him on varied platforms, together with on Ifrica’s pages.

Learn: Derrick Morgan retains lawyer to pursue defamation case towards Queen Ifrica