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Kanye West Faces $1 Million Lawsuit From Workers At One Of His Shows

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:15 5 Nov 2020


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Kanye West faces 1$ million lawsuit

Kanye West and Live Nation are facing a $1 million lawsuit.

In documents obtained by The Blast, workers from his 2019 live opera show are suing them.

They're accusing them of owing, 'unpaid wages,' and, 'failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.'

 

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According to The Blast, the group worked at Kanye's Nebuchadnezzar Opera event at The Hollywood Bowl last year.

A hair assistant who worked on the production is one of the people suing.

She outlined why in documents obtained by The Blast.

 

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The allegations in detail

She claims she's owed, 'unpaid wages, continuing wages, damages, civil penalties, statutory penalties and attorney's fees and costs.'

The worker added that Kanye and Live Nation, 'failed to properly compensate [her] and many dozens of other persons who performed services on the production, including the background actors, performing as audience members.'

 

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Kanye and Live Nation are also accused of, 'failing to provide pay stubs, failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.'

The workers are seeking at least $1 million for how they were treated.

The documents state, as quoted by The Blast, 'Defendants oversaw, controlled and ran the production, and the aggrieved employees worked many hours on the production and were not timely paid for their work, or paid at all.'

Kanye and his team haven't responded publicly.


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