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Tiffany Haddish’s Ex-Husband Lawyers Up

Tiffany Haddish‘s ex-husband has lawyered up in an effort to protect his reputation.

A week after publicly denying he had ever physically or verbally abused the Girls Trip star, William Stewart has hired Russell Simmons‘ legal team, Michael T. Sterling and E. Carlos Tanner III.

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In her New York Times bestselling book, “The Last Black Unicorn,” Tiffany detailed the abuse in her marriage that eventually led to her suffering a miscarriage.

At one point in their marriage, she also obtained a restraining order against William.

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Michael spoke with The Shade Room and explained Williams’ intent is to get to the bottom of who is responsible for the “defamatory lies” against him.

Sterling said, “We are going where the facts lead us. I want to protect his reputation so he can get back to his regular life and keep his job.”

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As far as the restraining order is concerned, Michael added, “If they did a little more work, they would see that two months later he was issued a certificate of exoneration clearing him of those allegations.”

Contrary to various reports, William Stewart does not want to sue Tiffany…at the moment.