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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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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