Comedian, Kevin Hart’s sextape blackmailer held in police custody
By Patricia Uyeh
According to reports, a man identified as Jonathan Todd Jackson, who was
accused of trying to blackmail popular US actor/comedian, Kevin Hart with the release of his sex tape has been arrested. The Los Angeles County prosecutors charged Jonathan with attempted extortion and extortion by threatening letter.
He has currently been held in custody by the police.
It was also reported that Jonathan tried to extort $10 million from Kevin Hart last August before attempting to sell the video to celebrity news websites.
In a video, Kevin Hart said:
“I’m at a place in my life where I feel like I have a target on my back. And I made a bad error in judgment and I put myself in a bad environment where only bad things can happen and they did. And in doing that I know that I’m going to hurt the people closest to me, who’ve I talked to and apologized to, that would be my wife and my kids.”
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