Kelly Clarkson sued the management company of her ex-father-in-law.
The Starstruck Management Group filed a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, claiming that the singer owes $ 1.4 million in commissions to her long-term managers.
Clarkson got married Brandon Blacktock, the son of the owner of Starstruck Narvel Blacktock, in 2013 and I filed for divorce in June 2020. The couple shares their daughter River Rose Rose Blackstock, 6, and son Remington Alexander Blackstock, 4.
The lawsuit, acquired by E! News accuses her of violating a verbal agreement because she “decided to stop paying Starstruck what she owed contractually.”
The 38-year-old singer started with the Nashville-based company in 2007 and reportedly agreed to pay an “industrial model” commission of 15% of her gross profits, including “future profits” from projects she started while still under Starstruck. .
The deposition alleges that Clarkson paid commissions throughout her career until recently. In 2020, he owed $ 3.36 million in commissions, but has only paid $ 1.92 million so far. The $ 1.44 million still most likely due to her work The voice and The Kelly Clarkson show.