Former Ricky Martin manager Rebecca Drucker has sued the singer for over $ 3 million in unpaid fees, alleging a "serious" contract breach.
According to a court document filed with the LA Central District Court on Wednesday (June 29), Drucker managed Martin twice until the end of her relationship earlier this year.
For the first time, she resigned between 2014 and 2018 after a "particularly ugly incident in Dubai" between the singer (real name Enrique Martin Morales) and his representative.
Two years later, she "begged Rebecca" to return to work for him in the "absolute turmoil" of Puerto Rican singer's life, after she became his manager. I'm back.
According to the filing on page 15,deadline,obtained by Drucker"agree with Martin's career in all respects. , Revived. "
Drucker, who returned as Martin's "Manager and Top Advisor," said, "I taught Martin's recording contracts, tours and sponsorship contracts, and other professional efforts." She highlighted the singer's recent North American tour with Enrique Iglesias last year, adding that Martin "earned millions of dollars" with Drucker.
Drucker also wrote that he "severely protected" a singer who was "threatening with allegations that could end his career in September 2020." She advised Martin and said she brought "the best litigation lawyer to handle the problem." As a result, her ex-client "appeared intact and proceeded with his professional resurrection."
The filing says:
"For his serious breach of contract, Martin betrayed Rebecca and took for granted her loyalty, dedication, and extraordinary service to him.
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Drucker quit his job again in April 2022, stating that "Martin has always contributed to the toxic work environment of abuse, manipulation and lying."
In addition, she said, "Martin now threatens Rebecca and forces her to sign an agreement with a nondisclosure clause on the" abominable behavior "of the singer she" witnessed and endured. " I'm trying. "
Drucker is seeking a jury trial for damages "more than $ 3 million, subject to discovery and accounting, and a trial-proven amount."
Independentis asking Martin's representative for comment.
Ricky Martin at a concert in 2021
Drucker's lawsuit is on Martin's latest album Prior to its release, the singer's first television project since appearing as Antonio D'Amico in Ricky Martin'sThe Assassination of GianniVersace, a sequel to the Grammy Award winnerPausa. ..
Martin will be seen next on the next Apple TV + comedyMrsAmerican Pie,, based on Juliet McDaniel's book. He was cast to play the male lead Robert in a 10-episode series.