Not gay Atlanta guy and former NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart, anguished over being called a gay sidepiece, won his defamation lawsuit against the man who called him exactly that.
Stewart (photo) – once the trophy husband of Porsha Williams of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” – sued Andrew “I Don't Like Mens No More” Caldwell after the dishy queen let loose with dish that he and Stewart had a romantic relationship while Stewart was married to Williams.
“I had everything that Porsha got. I had everything that everybody else had. I had bags, purses, cars. I'm in a Jaguar right now,” Caldwell bragged to an online show in 2015.
“Offended” and “anguished” that someone again called him gay, the former pro jock sued Caldwell and others in DeKalb County Superior Court. And like most times Stewart defends his not gayness, he did so with offensive and homophobic non-sense.
“Mr. Stewart has been subject to public embarrassment and ridicule as the statement have operated to impair his career, damage his reputation, and cause acute anguish to him and his family,” the lawsuit states.
And this: “The statements that Mr. Caldwell made during the Interview about Mr. Stewart are highly offensive to a reasonable person.”
So the facts of the case – and whether calling Stewart gay damaged his reputation – were never argued in court. But let's be clear: Stewart makes queen moves. Long-running rumors say he once favored a trans sex worker in Pittsburgh while playing for the Steelers. But he most certainly “doesn't do no homophobic.” Translation: Stewart does not identify as gay.
Caldwell walked back his romantic allegations once Stewart sued, confessing to TMZ that he made the whole thing up. And when Stewart received the default judgment, Caldwell responded with his routine dramatic flair. Via Straight From the A:
I was never served. I was never served with a lawsuit by Kordell Stewart. Kordell is trying to make up his 15 minutes of fame.
Boy you old news! That’s old. Let me make myself clear… you think you gonna get a dime from me? You betta have some strong powerful lawyers!
All I have to say is I was never served… and I refuse to talk on that matter.
Except he kept talking.
Chile let me tell you… if it does go that way, I’ll write him out a little nice check.
He can got and put it towards him… but at the end of the day, God knows.
And also Judge, if you hear this Judge… let’s take a lie detector test!
If he are suing me… I’ve got stuff that I’ve downloaded about what he said about me… so we both got a case!
Williams once defended her husband's gayness, arguing that a finger and fart test was all she needed to be convinced. But she changed her tune once divorce papers got filed. Stewart, for his part, can't stop talking about being not gay.