LOS ANGELES, California – A father and daughter are accusing Pauly Shore, a movie star and comedian, of assault and battery at The Comedy Store in 2022. The plaintiffs, Sean Kehoe and his daughter Kirra Lyn Potts, claim that security personnel attacked Kehoe at the comedy club on Nov. 30, 2022, allegedly at the encouragement of Shore. They also allege that the comedian was aware of and supported the attack, making him responsible for the actions of the security team, as mentioned in the lawsuit obtained by TheWrap.
The lawsuit seeks monetary compensation for loss of earnings, previous and future medical bills, and other related expenses. The damages sought include medical, ambulance, and incidental expenses, as well as economic and non-economic losses. The legal action was filed in the Superior Court for the state of California.
The Comedy Store, founded by Shore’s father, Sammy Shore, Sammy’s wife Mitzi, and writer Rudy de Luca in 1972, is at the center of the allegations. Shore’s representation has been reached for comment, and the case is ongoing.
This incident comes on the heels of Shore making headlines as he announced his role in an upcoming biopic without permission from fitness guru, Richard Simmons. Simmons publicly stated his disapproval of the casting, adding another layer to the controversy surrounding Shore.
The allegations against Shore continue to unfold as the legal battle and public outcry gain momentum, prompting a closer look at the responsibilities of public figures and the serious consequences of their actions.