Comedian and actor Kevin Hart recently issued a public apology directed towards his wife and kids on Instagram. After the video was published, many people speculated he was apologizing for cheating, although he didn’t directly say that in the short clip. Shortly after, however TMZ released footage of Kevin Hart in bed with not only one woman, but what appeared to be two, and that’s not it.
The alleged mistress, or one night-stand of Kevin allegedly threatened to release the footage and put him on blast if he didn’t give her $10 million. Well, apparently he’s not too fond of extortion as he decided to publicly apologize before she even had a chance. On top of that, it’s said that Kevin Hart has gotten the FBI involved in this extortion case and she could face charges! Generally, extortion can be punished by a fine, prison time, or both. Under state laws and federal laws, an extortionist can face up to 20 years in prison, depending on whether force was involved in extorting money or property.
The model and actress accused of extorting Kevin is known as Montia Sabbag. On Tuesday, high-profile lawyer Lisa Bloom tweeted that she is covering the case for Sabbag. She noted that the “actress and model” will address the scandal at a press conference Wednesday morning. where she and her client “will speak out…about the true facts of this situation, and will announce their next legal move.'” Bloom is the same lawyer who represented Blac Chyna in her case against Rob Kardashian.
In the midst of all this drama, Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish were seen having lunch on Tuesday. It was the first time they have been seen together since the news of this alleged scandal.