Dev - Singer Dev Sues Record Label

Singer Dev is taking legal action to get out of her record contract, insisting she signed an "onerous, one-sided agreement" as a naive 18 year old in 2008.
The star, real name Devin Star Tailes, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles on Monday (30Jul12) alleging her contract with Indie-Pop breaks the state of California's Seven Year Rule, which bans personal services agreements which last longer than seven years.
She claims the contract allows label bosses, as well as her former managers and attorney, to take 75 per cent of her income and allows them to deduct expenses from her own share.
The suit adds that she felt rushed to sign the contract as she was told she "could lose out on important opportunities if she did not the sign the document right away," according to editors at The Hollywood Reporter, who have obtained a copy of the court papers.


Contactmusic

Tags: Dev


Editors Recommendations

Sexual Abuse Scandal And Lawsuit Spread Out Over Three More Hollywood Execs

The sexual abuse lawsuit against producer/director Bryan Singer is now spreading...

Bryan Singer - Sexual Abuse Scandal And Lawsuit Spread Out Over Three More Hollywood Execs

'Game of Thrones' Disturbing Scene Change: Was That Really Necessary?

For some people this past Sunday marked Easter, for others – a new Game of Thrones episode...

'Game of Thrones' Disturbing Scene Change: Was That Really Necessary?

Danny Boyle Is Perfect for Steve Jobs Movie - But Leonardo DiCaprio?

Danny Boyle is in talks to direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie, which could...

Danny Boyle Is Perfect for Steve Jobs Movie - But Leonardo DiCaprio?

Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Bombs On Opening Weekend

Johnny Depp’s new movie Transcendence has bombed, taking just $11.5 million...

Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Bombs On Opening Weekend

Surprise! Joss Whedon's 'In Your Eyes' Is Available To Rent Now On Vimeo

Avenger’s director Joss Whedon is known for surprising his fans and today he’s...

Surprise! Joss Whedon's 'In Your Eyes' Is Available To Rent Now On Vimeo

#Oscars2015? Zadan And Meron To Produce Academy Awards For Third Consecutive Year

The directorial duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have become favorites around Hollywood...

#Oscars2015? Zadan And Meron To Produce Academy Awards For Third Consecutive Year

Khloe Kardashian And French Montana Spend Weekend Together In NYC

Khloe Kardashian and rapper French Montana have been spotted spending...

Khloe Kardashian And French Montana Spend Weekend Together In NYC

Jay-Z Victim Of Extortion As Unheard Recordings Held For Ransom

Jay Z has found himself the victim of a theft and extortion plot worth millions after a former...

Jay-Z Victim Of Extortion As Unheard Recordings Held For Ransom

Tom Hanks + Steven Spielberg = One Potentially Incredible Cold War Thriller

Tom Hanks has become attached to a forthcoming cold war thriller from DreamWorks...

Tom Hanks + Steven Spielberg = One Potentially Incredible Cold War Thriller


More recommendations

Comments

kmoria21's picture

kmoria21

I received her album back in March and it came in with scratches and white paint I emailed indie-pop and her and have not received a respone, like really not even sorry to hear that, these to we're made to work with each other. Must be nice makIng all that money!!!
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1343942866

1 year 8 months ago
Report
View Comments

Dev Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Dev

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All