Kelly Clarkson has accused her administration firm of violating the California Labor Code.
The 38-year-old pop star has hit again on the agency – which is owned by Narvel Blackstock, the dad of her estranged husband Brandon Blackstock – after she had a lawsuit filed towards her in September amid claims she owes greater than $1.four million in unpaid commissions.
In response, Kelly alleged that Starstruck Administration Group violated the California Labor Code for “procuring, providing, promising, or trying to obtain employment or engagements” for her with out first acquiring a expertise company license.
The ‘Behind These Hazel Eyes’ hitmaker – who filed for divorce from her husband earlier this 12 months – has subsequently insisted that her agreements with the corporate be declared “void and unenforceable”.
Nevertheless, Starstruck’s lawyer Bryan Freedman has hit again on the pop star, saying her claims ignore “the truth that Kelly had her personal licensed expertise company [Creative Artists Agency] always”.
Chatting with Individuals, he added: “Whereas Starstruck Administration Group supplied expertise administration providers on her behalf, it did so always that CAA was her company of file.
“It’s unlucky that Kelly is once more trying to keep away from paying commissions which might be due and owing to Starstruck to try to obtain some perceived benefit in her ongoing custody and divorce proceedings.”
Kelly – who has River, six, and Remington, 4, with Brandon – launched divorce proceedings in June, citing irreconcilable variations as the rationale.
Nevertheless, she additionally beforehand admitted that their romance was in contrast to something she’d ever skilled.
Kelly stated: “Once I met Brandon, I wasn’t on the lookout for a buddy. I’ve loads of nice mates! I used to be on the lookout for a lover.
“I had by no means discovered somebody I used to be really captivated with, who I wished to remain in mattress with all day. The truth that I did, effectively … I used to be going to latch on and reap the benefits of that.”