They really have incriminated themselves in many, many ways. I wasn't with it, I backed off In his prepared statement released Tuesday, Stokes explained he "recently stopped financially supporting both individuals along with assisting them with their criminal and legal matters, which leads me to believe they are resentful and looking to benefit financially from this. I have grown up around Chris, and this is crazy to me. The singer said Stokes has been a father figure to him and the group, and that his manager never engaged in any activity unbefitting to a minor. Stokes hinted his reason for cutting off the two financially had to do with increased monetary demands from Thornton and his brother. Jersey Shore:
And I'm not a child molester.
Stokes revealed to MTV News that he, along with Marques Houston's family members, will be filing police reports on the grounds that Thornton taped their phone calls without receiving their permission first. Much of the video is a purported conversation between Raz-B and Houston's older sister, identified as Danielle Houston, about her brother, a longtime client of Stokes'. I have spent countless hours, days, weeks and months with the man — since the age of 5 — and have never once seen him behave inappropriately.
In the clip, Danielle Houston says she does not believe the allegations.