Texas’ Jeff Banks, ex-stripped girlfriend sued over monkey bite

The unavoidable subsequent stage in the saga in which a monkey belonging to a Texas soccer assistant coach’s girlfriend, a previous stripper who went by the title Pole Assassin, allegedly bit a child has arrived:

The child’s family members has sued.

In November, it was rumored the child was bitten by the monkey, Gia, at a haunted home hosted by Danielle Thomas in Austin. Thomas, a previous unique dancer and owner of Gia — who was aspect of her act — was unveiled to be relationship Jeff Banking institutions, a particular teams coach for the Longhorns.

In accordance to the Austin American-Statesman, Amy and Casey Clinkenbeard submitted a lawsuit alleging that their son was bit by Thomas’s monkey. The suit claims that their son and two of his mates were being “taken” to the house’s back lawn to see the monkey. They were being allegedly instructed that the monkey was trained to give high-fives, and which is when the bite happened.

“Instead of giving a high five, Danielle Thomas’ monkey aggressively bit down on [the boy] C.C.’s hand and refused to allow go,” the lawsuit alleges. “C.C. was forced to manually pry the monkey’s jaw open up. There was so a lot blood that C.C. was unable to see the whole extent of the harm.”

Texas Longhorns assistant coach Jeff Banks
Texas Longhorns assistant coach Jeff Banking institutions.
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The suit alleges that, since Thomas refused to disclose the vaccination history of the monkey, the boy experienced to undergo distressing rabies photographs. It seeks compensation for professional medical prices, moreover punitive damages for “significant harassment and embarrassment” for Thomas allegedly lying about the parameters of the incident.

When information of the incident broke, Thomas mentioned young children at the haunted home did not have “permission” to see the monkey on her considering the fact that-deleted Twitter account.

“I experienced a haunted home on just one aspect gated off … I experienced no concept he went in my back lawn,” Thomas experienced composed. “Neither did I know everything about a bite! Right until a doctor of community instructed me.”

Banking institutions and Thomas are equally named in the suit. It continues to be unclear whether Banking institutions was at the residence at the time of the incident.