Drake is in court fighting the woman who was arrested for trespassing on his property in 2017.
According to court documents obtained by Radar, the Certified Lover Boy rapper is demanding a $4 billion lawsuit filed by Mesha Collins, the same person who broke into Drake’s home a couple of years back.
This week, Drake was forced to file a response to the lawsuit, which was filed in August, accusing him of defamation.
The suit contained a bunch of wild claims about Drake somehow invading her privacy. She said Drake was using her name and likeness in “defamatory manners.”
“Defendant, knew of the plaintiff, Mesha Collins, because of a visiting occurrence that took place at his home in Los Angeles, California in 2017.
Drake is indeed connected to Mesha. She was arrested for breaking into his home.
In 2017, Mesha, who was at the time 27, was taken into custody by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. The officers booked her as part of their investigation into a burglary that occurred at Drake’s home on April 3, 2017.
The incident went down around 10:30 AM. Police were called out to his mansion after Mesha allegedly broke into the pad. She locked herself in a room after drinking some of his refreshments. She was later released after posting $100k bail.
At the time, sources said the rapper did not want charges brought because he felt the suspect had personal issues.
In his recent filing, Drake says the entire lawsuit needs to be dismissed immediately. His lawyer says “ater trespassing at his home and being arrested in 2017” Mesha now “attempts to make contact with” Drake “by suing him.”
Drake’s attorney calls the lawsuit “frivolous” and based on “delusional figments of her imagination.”
He argues that while Mesha claims Drake used her name in “defamatory matters” by releasing music, posting on Instagram, and endorsing products which had names that invaded her privacy by revealing to the world where she lived” — “This is pure fiction.”
The motion says until he was served with the lawsuit, Drake had no idea with Mesha was. “He never knew the identity of the person who had broken into his home in 2017, had never met Collins or communicated with her (or her friends), and was therefore wholly unaware of her existence (or her name, nickname, and likness) or where she lived.”
Drake even filed a declaration under oath with his response. He said, “In April 2017, somebody broke into my Los Angeles home when I was not there. At the time of that incident, I was not told any details about the trespasser, including her name.”
"I understand that Plaintiff Mesha Collins (“Plaintiff”) filed a lawsuit against me in August 2021. When this lawsuit was filed and served on me, I learned that Plaintiff is the same person who broke into my house in Los Angeles in April 2017.”
“I do not know Plaintiff. I have never met her and have never communicated with her. I did not even know of Plaintiff until this lawsuit was filed and served. Indeed, I was unaware of Plaintiff’s identity, name, or where she alleges she lives until the filing and service of this lawsuit,” the rapper wrote.
Drake added, “I have never mentioned or even referred to Plaintiff (by her name, nickname, image/likeness, or otherwise) in any of my music, Instagram posts, or in connection with any products or services that I have endorsed.”
He is pleading with the court to dismiss the entire case immediately.