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Luke Combs Discovers Early Wednesday Morning that a Florida Woman with Congestive Heart Failure Is Ordered to Pay Him $250,000
Luke Combs is eager to clarify that he is not trying to dampen the holiday spirit, despite misleading news headlines. In response to a lawsuit filed on his behalf against a Florida woman, Nicol Harness, who sold unauthorized Combs tumblers on Amazon, Combs addressed the issue in a video shared on social media. According to reports, Harness sold 18 tumblers for $20 each, totaling $380, with the lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages.
Combs, learning about the lawsuit early in the morning, expressed in the Instagram video that he was completely unaware of the legal action and is committed to resolving the situation. He spent the next two hours working to address the matter. In light of the circumstances, Harness, who cited suffering from congestive heart failure as a barrier to regular employment, emphasized that she did not intend any harm to Combs. The financial strain from the lawsuit led her to cease selling the tumblers.
Harness expressed her apologies, emphasizing that she harbored no ill intentions: “I would tell him I’m sorry; like I said I didn’t mean any harm. I’m a supporter of Luke Combs. I respect him. This is not something I meant to go wrong like this. I just want to get back to my day-to-day life.”
Combs, in the social media video, clarified that while he employs a company targeting large corporations selling counterfeit merchandise with his name and likeness, individual fans attempting to make extra money were never meant to be the focus. Expressing his dismay that Harness got caught up in this situation, Combs reached out to her and pledged assistance. He committed to sending her $11,000, twice the amount locked in her Amazon account due to the lawsuit. Additionally, Combs plans to sell an official tumbler in his store, with all proceeds going to Harness and her family.
Disturbed by the turn of events, Combs asserted, “This is not something that I would ever do. This is not the kind of person I am. I’m not greedy in any way, shape, or form. Money is the last thing on my mind. I promise you guys that.” He extended an invitation for Harness and her family to attend one of his shows so he could personally offer his apology, acknowledging the difficulty of being in her shoes.