Woman sues date for $10,000 after he fails to turn up causing her 'emotional distress' 3 weeks ago

Woman sues date for $10,000 after he fails to turn up causing her 'emotional distress'

QaShontae Short is taking Richard Jordan to court over the no-show

A woman had a huge row with a judge while trying to sue a man who stood her up on a date.

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QaShontae Short, who lives in Michigan, is attempting to sue Richard Jordan for $10,000 (£8300) after failing to turn up for their planned date. She claims that his actions deliberately caused her emotional distress.

Filing the suit in 2020, Short stated that Jordan "did not show and left on her mother's birthday and her mom had just passed away".

The case appeared in court via Zoom, and Short ended up arguing with Judge Herman Marable Jr.

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Jordan had his head in his hands while Short and the judge battled it out (Image: 67th District Court Genesee County) Jordan had his head in his hands while Short and the judge had a full blown row (Image: 67th District Court Genesee County)

Jordan said he thought the case would be "thrown out" and that, in his opinion, it's a waste of the judge's time.

Judge Marable responded: "The problem is this, if you think it should be dismissed, you need to file the appropriate motion. You need to file a motion to ask for that."

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Short then said: "In that letter, he lied and then that's what brought forth the perjury. It was never perjury in the beginning, it was perjury in his response."

To which Judge Marable said: "Well you can't say... listen, he has the right to put whatever is in the answer."

Short then replied to say that she wasn't suggesting she couldn't, at which point Judge Marable hit back with: "You can't add another count because you don't like or disagree with what is in his answer!"

The argument then got seriously heated, with Short shouting over the judge.

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(Image: 67th District Court Genesee County) Jordan sipping his drink while the judge and his would-have-been date battle it out (Image: 67th District Court Genesee County)

The judge questioned whether Short even knows what perjury is, to which Short responded: "Please, do not insult my intelligence."

"Well, ma'am, it should not have been filed in district course if you want intentional infliction of emotional distress," the judge responded.

Clearly unsatisfied with the way things were going, Short then asks for the case to be transferred, repeatedly asking: "Are we done here?"

In the end, Judge Marable ordered the case to be transferred to circuit court, and Short was given 56 days to pay the costs for a transfer before it is dismissed.

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