Beyoncé‘s former drummer, Kimberly Thompson has requested a restraining order against the mega popstar, alleging she practices “extreme witchcraft”. According to court documents obtained by The Blast on Thursday (Sept 20), the drummer alleged that the star is practicing “extreme witchcraft” and “magic spells of sexual molestation” to harass her.
Thompson further claimed that Beyoncé has been manipulating her finances, tapping her phones and, also of murdering her pet kitten. There were no explanations in the court documents as to why the drummer believes that Beyoncé is practicing witchcraft on her,
Thompson had a request for a temporary restraining order against Beyoncé denied by Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, with a formal hearing scheduled for October 11th. Thompson said she worked for Beyoncé “as her drummer for her band for 7 years.”
A talented drummer who has played the musical instrument from the age of 10, Thompson graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in jazz composition.
Thompson is the President of the female founded KTMUSICPRODUCTIONS, a record label based in Harlem, New York. She has released all her albums via the label, the first being Like Clockwork, in 2010. Her latest album, Treasures Abound (A Tribute to the Jazz Greats), was released in April 2016 and features her dynamic drumming, showcasing modern themed classical etudes and original jazz songs written and performed with her jazz quartet.
She has served as session or touring drummer with several artists, including Beyoncé and fusion guitarist Mike Stern. She has played with The 8G Band on the NBC talk show Late Night with Seth Meyers and has performed with the Kimberly Thompson Quartet at New York’s Jazz and Colors festival.
Thompson is currently completing a musical produced by The Dodgers and Tommy Mottola on Broadway for “The Donna Summers Project”. She also featured in a stage adaption of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, Romy & Michelle, in Seattle in June 2017.