Washington: Singer and songwriter Ricky Martin has been sued by his former manager, Rebecca Drucker, over $3 million dollars in unpaid commissions, legal documents suggest. According to Variety, the Puerto Rican singer was managed by Drucker during two different periods. First from 2014-2018 and then from 2020-2022, which, according to Drucker, was his “personal and professional life”. [were] In complete turmoil.”
The complaint, filed in LA Central District Court, alleges that Drucker guided Martin through “recording contracts, touring and sponsorship deals, and other professional endeavors” and cited his North American tour with Enrique Iglesias.
Along with Rebecca, Martin made millions of dollars and therefore owes Rebecca a substantial commission,” said the 15-page complaint. An alleged September 2020 incident, where Drucker claims Martin was “potentially terminated The allegation that she was threatened with “[emerge] not completed and [proceed] With his professional resurgence.”
In the complaint, the “forced” termination of their business relationship is outlined. Drucker alleged that Martin regularly manipulated and lied to her, eventually leading to his resignation in April 2022. He further added that the singer has now “threatened” him to keep quiet with a non-disclosure agreement, which he denied. All issues and causes of action by Ducker have been called for trial by jury.
Although no release date has been set, Martin is currently gearing up to release a new EP titled ‘Play’, which according to Variety serves as a sequel to 2020’s ‘Posa’. He is also on board to star in the upcoming Apple TV+ series ‘Mrs American Pie’. The Abe Sylvia-written and Tate Taylor-starring comedy also stars Carol Burnett, Kristen Wiig, Josh Lucas, Allison Janney and Leslie Bibb.