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US Gold Medalist Tianna Madison’s Parents Suing Her for Defamation

by Robert Littal | Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012
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Kind of cold to have your parents sue you, but I guess they don’t like the comments that Madison has been making about them.

Madison won a gold medal in London on the 4×100 relay team.

Tianna Madison’s parents, Jo Ann and Robert Madison, are suing their daughter for libel, slander and defamation the Chronicle-Telegram reports. The lawsuit was filed Thursday morning in the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in Ohio.

The complaint naming Tianna Madison and her husband, John Bartoletta, as defendants states that since March of this year the couple has repeatedly published false and defamatory statements about the Madisons to various third parties, including media outlets.

The lawsuit details allegations that Tianna Madison has falsely said that her parents mismanaged her finances and that they knowingly allowed a boy who had molested the athlete in the past to enter their home in her presence.

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