Justin Timberlake found great success as a member of NSYNC. The boy band swayed fans around the world. Timberlake went solo and became one of the most successful musicians of all time. That doesn’t mean Timberlake hasn’t seen his share of legal troubles.
The “Mirrors” singer is getting sued by the director of his documentary, “The 20/20 Experience.” The singer is being sued by John Urbano, who claims JT recruited him back in 2012 to shoot and edit a documentary film about the making of his third studio album.
According to TMZ, Urbano was promised profits from the film instead of the normal fee. The director is now claiming that Timberlake backtracked on the agreement.
RCA Records Urbano claims he filmed Justin for a total of 60 days all across the world and spent about 2,500 hours editing the footage into a documentary titled, “The Making of The 20/20 Experience.”
The director says if he had been paid on the front end for the project, his filming and editing fees would have reached $2,450,000 … but he says the only money he’s seen out of Justin is a modest $20,000 upfront fee, plus reimbursements for expenses incurred while filming.
Urbano is now suing Timberlake for the alleged breach of contract. The director has also claimed the singer used his influence to stop him from getting paid. Keep reading Thirsty for more!
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