R. Kelly Refutes Civil Lawsuit, Claims He Could Not Read Court Documents
Last week, R&B singer R. Kelly failed to show up to a court appearance, causing the judge to side with one of his alleged sexual abuse victims. Now, the singer’s lawyers are claiming that the signed court papers should be ruled out because of his inability to read. Heather... Read more
Rodney Peete Named In Lawsuit For Unpaid Super Bowl Tickets
Former Eagles quarterback Rodney Peete has been named in a lawsuit for allegedly owing a ticket broker thousands of dollars in unpaid dues for tickets to Super Bowl LIII, TMZ reports. The report claims that Peete bought eight tickets to see the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams... Read more
Tyga Settles $1.4M Lawsuit With Concert Promoter
Rapper Tyga has settled a $1.4 million lawsuit with a concert promoter for failing to perform in the United Arab Emirates, documents obtained by The Blast show. While terms of the settlement have not been revealed, the case will be dismissed. Heavy Rotation reportedly paid Tyga $141,000 for three... Read more
Judge Sides With Woman In Sexual Abuse Case Against R. Kelly
R&B star R. Kelly has been under fire with multiple lawsuits against him for alleged sexual abuse, and earlier this week, a Chicago judge ruled in favor of a woman who claimed the singer sexually abused her in the ’90s when she was underage. Heather Williams sued Kelly in... Read more
Travis Scott Ordered To Pay Promoter $383K After Bailing On Concert
Travis Scott must pay a concert promoter $383,000 after he failed to appear at a concert last year even though he was paid $150,000 up-front. The show was set to take place in March 2018 during Super Bowl weekend. According to the promoters PJAM, they paid him to perform at... Read more
R. Kelly Seeks Permission To Leave U.S., Play Concert In Dubai
UPDATE: As of Friday morning, Associated Press reports Kelly’s entertainment attorney Doug Anton said any Dubai trip was “off for now as contracts with Dubai concert organizers are reworked.” However, his criminal attorney Steve Greenberg said Kelly might be able to go to Dubai still, but he wants to... Read more
Ticketmaster Class-Action Lawsuit May Be Resolved Confidentially
A California judge tentatively granted Ticketmaster’s request to arbitrate its ongoing “Scalpergate” class-action lawsuit, which alleges that it violated antitrust and consumer protection laws by helping scalpers re-sell tickets. It’s possible the suit could be resolved in confidential proceedings, leaving the public in the dark. The ticketing giant has... Read more
R. Kelly Returns To Jail After Failing To Pay Child Support
Update – as of Saturday, March 9: R. Kelly was bailed out of jail from a “benefactor” who helped him pay the $160,000 he owed to his ex wife in child support, TMZ reports. He told reporters, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can... Read more
CMA Prepares For Another Round of Legal Action Against Viagogo
Update (as of Thursday, March 7): “We take the CMA’s concerns very seriously,” Viagogo said in a statement to Ticket News. “However, we strongly believe we are not in breach of the court order. As the CMA indicated, we have successfully made several improvements to our platform to meet... Read more
Broadway Producers Cancel Community ‘Mockingbird’ Production
Residents of Braintree, Massachusetts can no longer see the upcoming community theater production of To Kill A Mockingbird after Broadway producers threatened to sue. The Curtain Call Theatre, which seats 70 guests, was scheduled to bring a production of Harper Lee’s classic novel to the stage in an adaptation... Read more