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Frank Ocean sued by his dad

Frank Ocean's dad is suing the hitmaker.

In legal papers obtained by TMZ, Calvin Cooksey claims his son defamed him in a Tumblr post last year (16).


The singer accused his dad of using a homophobic slur when he was a kid, writing: "I was 6 years old when I heard my dad call our transgender waitress a f**got as he dragged me out of a neighborhood diner saying we wouldn't be served because she was dirty."


Ocean's dad insists the tale is bogus and he has suffered financially and professionally as a result of the post.


He's suing Frank for $14.5 million (GBP11.6 million) in damages.


Calvin also sued rap mogul and entrepreneur Russell Simmons in 2014 for claiming he was a deadbeat dad.