Kevin Hart found out some unfortunate news today, one of his close friends has been named as the person behind his extortion case. Reports say that actor Jonathan Todd Jackson faces two felonies for extortion. The news comes as a total shock and surprise as Jackson was a known friend of Harts. As far as Kevin’s response to the matter, he would go on to type a message on Twitter, “Mind blown…Hurt…at a lost for words and simply in complete disbelief at the moment. WOW.”
The man who allegedly tried to coerce Kevin Hart into paying him for a sex video has been charged with extortion. Jonathan Todd Jackson faces 2 felony counts — attempted extortion and extortion by a threatening letter. Jackson is accused of trying to extort an undisclosed amount of money from Hart, in return for keeping the video secret … a video showing Hart with a woman in his hotel room in Vegas apparently having sex.