Turns out Bryant McKinnie‘s infamous $375,000 strip club bill wasn’t as “bogus” as he said it was; the 350-pound unemployed offensive tackle has finally agreed to pay off a huge chunk of the alleged debt. $150,000 to be exact. Which, for the average person, equals roughly 4,000 lap dances, not including tip.
According to new court documents, McKinnie recently struck the settlement agreement with Trick Daddy‘s father Charles “Pops” Young after Young sued McKinnie for $375,000 in 2012.
Young claimed McKinnie ran up the bill over a 20-month period at two of his strip clubs, including the Miami staple King of Diamonds. According to Young, McKinnie promised to pay the bill back in 2010, but never did. It’s unclear how McKinnie ran up such an astronomical tab, but apparently it’s not all that uncommon.
In fact, relatively speaking, it’s not even that impressive. Rick Ross, Diddy, and a bunch of rapper friends once reportedly spent $1 million at King of Diamonds in a single night.
But McKinnie’s story is still more interesting. Immediately following Young’s filing, McKinnie fully denied the bill, saying in an interview, “What strip club gives you a $375,000 tab? It just sounds stupid to me. I’ve never heard of this in my life. This is bogus to me.”
So, that McKinnie has agreed to cover a chunk of the bill, even just 40% of it, suggests it wasn’t such a “bogus” lawsuit after all.
He’s already gone to work, too. According to the new documents, McKinnie has already paid $37,000. He still has to pay $113,000, which isn’t a huge chunk of change for someone who’s earned several million dollars every year since he was drafted to the Minnesota Vikings in 2002, but it’s still pretty big.
Especially considering McKinnie is currently a free agent.
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