Mariah Carey sues South American promoter
Mariah Carey has sued South American promoter FEG Entretenimientos over two cancelled shows in Argentina and Chile.
Via a lawsuit filed by Mirage Entertainment in an LA court on Tuesday, Carey claims FEG breached elements of their contract on “three seperate occasions” and she was forced to cancel the gigs that were due to take place October 28 and 30, according to Billboard.
The suit claims no payments were made as required, either “late, insufficient, or totally unpaid.” That meant Carey and team either needed to risk travelling costs to make the gigs without guarantee of payment, or cancel, said attorney Bryan Freedman.
He continued: “Defendants put Ms. Carey in the unenviable position of having to cancel the shows and incur the reputational damage of such cancellation.” The debacle has reportedly cost Carey over $1 million in damages.
Carey is seeking full payment for the shows, as per rights allegedly set out in the contract between her and FEG.
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