Frank Ocean Comes Out Victorious In Libel Suit Against His Estranged Father

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29:  Frank Ocean attends the 2014 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

Frank Ocean Comes Out Victorious In Libel Suit Against His Estranged Father

Ocean’s father accused the crooner of calling him a ‘bigot.’

Published October 18, 2017

R&B crooner Frank Ocean came out victorious in the defamation suit filed against him by his estranged father, Calvin Cooksey.

According to TMZ, Cooksey accused the singer of defaming him in a social media post. Ocean’s allegedly called his father a ‘bigot’ while recounting a childhood experience where his father allegedly called a transgender waitress “a f****t.”

An LA judge ruled in favor of the Blonde crooner claiming Cooksey “failed to prove his son had defamed him at all.”

Frank Ocean’s legal reps reportedly told TMZ, “It was a sad case, but we are glad that it ended in Frank’s favor and that it is over.

Written by Jasmine Washington

(Photo: D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

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