Luke Combs fan who was sued by his team for $250,000 responds to singer's generous offer

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By Nasima Khatun

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A Luke Combs fan who was sued by his team for a quarter of a million dollars after selling unauthorized merch online has received a generous offer from the star himself after he learned of the lawsuit.

Nicol Harness was sued and ordered to pay the country singer $250K for selling $360 worth of tumblers on Amazon with his image on it after his team was instructed to go after big-name companies that sell unauthorized merchandise with his image or name on it.

Little did he know that Harness was also being targeted after making $380 from 18 tumblers.

Taking to Instagram and TikTok, the 33-year-old opened up about his emotions after hearing the news.

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Luke Combs has spoken out about a fan who was sued by his legal team. Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty

"I woke up at 5am to use the restroom, and first thing I saw was this: a woman who’s being sued by me for $250,000," Combs began the video. "I’ve spent the last two hours trying to make this right, trying to figure out what’s going on because I was completely and utterly unaware of this."

He explained that he has a company that "goes after folks only, supposedly, large corporations operating internationally, that make millions and millions of dollars making counterfeit t-shirts, things of that nature, running illegal businesses."

"And apparently, this woman, Nicol, has somehow gotten wrapped into that, and that makes me absolutely sick to my stomach," he continued. "So I was able to get Nicol’s phone number. I spoke to her this morning. She told me that she was absolutely shocked by this. I am so apologetic talking to her – it makes me sick, honestly, that this would happen, especially at the holidays. I can’t imagine being in her shoes."

The star then revealed that he would be sending the seller some money as compensation for her troubles.

"She told me that there’s $5,500 locked up in her Amazon account. I’m going to double that [and] send her $11,000 today, just so she doesn’t have anything to worry about. She was never supposed to be involved in anything like this – no fans should ever have to be involved in anything like this," Combs stated.

As per a report by News Channel 8, Harness suffers from congestive heart failure so selling these products was her only job at the time the suit was filed.

Not only that, but Combs also added that he would also be giving her all the profits made from selling his very own tumblers.

"Hopefully, that could help her out, and again this is unbelievable. I was completely shocked when I saw this this morning, it makes me sick. This is not something 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 stated, before going on to add that he also invited Harness and her family out to a show so he could apologise in person.

"I invited Nicol and her family out to a show this year so I could give her a hug and say sorry in person. And yeah, I love you guys, I just wanted to clear that up because it makes me sick for anybody to be thinking that I’m this kind of person because I’m the farthest thing from it," he said.

What a generous man!

Combs' legal team is in the process of dropping the lawsuit filed against Harness.

Featured Image Credit: Amy Sussman/Getty

Luke Combs fan who was sued by his team for $250,000 responds to singer's generous offer

vt-author-image

By Nasima Khatun

Article saved!Article saved!

A Luke Combs fan who was sued by his team for a quarter of a million dollars after selling unauthorized merch online has received a generous offer from the star himself after he learned of the lawsuit.

Nicol Harness was sued and ordered to pay the country singer $250K for selling $360 worth of tumblers on Amazon with his image on it after his team was instructed to go after big-name companies that sell unauthorized merchandise with his image or name on it.

Little did he know that Harness was also being targeted after making $380 from 18 tumblers.

Taking to Instagram and TikTok, the 33-year-old opened up about his emotions after hearing the news.

wp-image-1263240598 size-full
Luke Combs has spoken out about a fan who was sued by his legal team. Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty

"I woke up at 5am to use the restroom, and first thing I saw was this: a woman who’s being sued by me for $250,000," Combs began the video. "I’ve spent the last two hours trying to make this right, trying to figure out what’s going on because I was completely and utterly unaware of this."

He explained that he has a company that "goes after folks only, supposedly, large corporations operating internationally, that make millions and millions of dollars making counterfeit t-shirts, things of that nature, running illegal businesses."

"And apparently, this woman, Nicol, has somehow gotten wrapped into that, and that makes me absolutely sick to my stomach," he continued. "So I was able to get Nicol’s phone number. I spoke to her this morning. She told me that she was absolutely shocked by this. I am so apologetic talking to her – it makes me sick, honestly, that this would happen, especially at the holidays. I can’t imagine being in her shoes."

The star then revealed that he would be sending the seller some money as compensation for her troubles.

"She told me that there’s $5,500 locked up in her Amazon account. I’m going to double that [and] send her $11,000 today, just so she doesn’t have anything to worry about. She was never supposed to be involved in anything like this – no fans should ever have to be involved in anything like this," Combs stated.

As per a report by News Channel 8, Harness suffers from congestive heart failure so selling these products was her only job at the time the suit was filed.

Not only that, but Combs also added that he would also be giving her all the profits made from selling his very own tumblers.

"Hopefully, that could help her out, and again this is unbelievable. I was completely shocked when I saw this this morning, it makes me sick. This is not something 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 stated, before going on to add that he also invited Harness and her family out to a show so he could apologise in person.

"I invited Nicol and her family out to a show this year so I could give her a hug and say sorry in person. And yeah, I love you guys, I just wanted to clear that up because it makes me sick for anybody to be thinking that I’m this kind of person because I’m the farthest thing from it," he said.

What a generous man!

Combs' legal team is in the process of dropping the lawsuit filed against Harness.

Featured Image Credit: Amy Sussman/Getty