Breonna Taylor‘s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, is about to get an enormous help from one Tyler Perry as he ramps as much as battle a lawsuit from one of many cops who raided his house … and by that, we imply main monetary assist.
Sources inform TMZ that the Hollywood producer and filmmaker simply donated a whopping $100,000 to Ken’s authorized protection fund that was just lately began on GoFundMe. The objective was $100k, however was considerably lagging within the early going … idling at lower than $10k.
On Sunday, nonetheless, we’re informed Tyler threw down some large money in 4 separate installments inside minutes of one another. He donated 2 shipments of $10k, then donated $50k and topped all of it off with a ultimate donation of $30k. Now, Ken’s over the end line after which some.
As for why … you’ll be able to take a guess. Tyler desires to help Kenneth as he prepares to go to court docket in opposition to Louisville PD officer Jonathan Mattingly — who was shot within the crossfire through the raid on Ken and Breonna’s house.
As we reported … Mattingly sued Kenneth for emotional misery and trauma — this after felony costs in opposition to Ken have been dropped. The subject in Mattingly’s lawsuit is similar because the investigation into Breonna’s dying. Did the police announce themselves earlier than coming into? Many neighbors, together with Ken, say no. The cops say they did announce themselves.
In any case, Ken now has some monetary backing so he can defend himself. And, after all, it’s no shock that help is coming from TP himself.