Austin McBroom was sued again, this time by the City of Beverly Hills for an “unruly” fan reunion on May 29 in the run-up to the Battle of the Platforms boxing bout. The City has claimed over $ 200,000 in damages.
Austin McBroom found himself in more legal trouble, with a new lawsuit filed by the City of Beverly Hills against the YouTube star on October 26.
McBroom, who is part of the mega-popular ACE Family on YouTube, has been accused of staging an “unruly rally” in the town ahead of the Battle of the Platforms event – where he fought Bryce Hall – publicity before the boxing match to maximize profitability.
“[McBroom] drew up a plan to organize an unauthorized rally in the form of a parade through the streets of Beverly Hills, ”the lawsuit alleges.
The city of Beverly Hills claimed that McBroom, as well as Sheeraz Hasan, also named as a defendant, had not applied for a permit to close the streets of Los Angeles.
“To organize a parade in Beverly Hills, an event planner must first apply for a permit using a well-established application process, including working closely with city staff to ensure that any issues public safety is being addressed, ”the city said. .
Hundreds of people took to the streets in what the city called an “unruly rally”.
Using Austin McBroom’s Instagram posts, the city claimed “that he actively encouraged his fans and those on the parade to illegally shut down Rodeo Drive.”
“The unruly gathering involved hundreds of people and posed a threat to public peace, health, safety and welfare through loud noise, street obstructions and other public rights of way, destruction of goods and rubbish.
“McBroom then bragged about this illegal act on social media.”
The city of Beverly Hills has requested more than $ 200,000 in damages. McBroom has yet to comment on the lawsuit.
It comes as McBroom has been criticized for not paying the fighters who took part in the Battle of the Platforms.
McBroom, who helped organize the event under Social Gloves, was sued by LiveXLive for libel and fraud, claiming $ 100 million in damages. Tayler Holder, Bryce Hall and others have also claimed they have yet to receive payment.
McBroom and the ACE family are also currently facing eviction from their $ 7 million home after missing mortgage payments.