Kanye West Sued for $1 Million Over Unpaid ‘Nebuchadnezzar’ Wages.
Kanye West and Live Nation have reportedly been named in a $1 million class-action lawsuit.
According to legal documents obtained by The Blast, a group of workers are taking legal action over “unpaid wages.” .
The lawsuit pertains to West’s 2019 opera, ‘Nebuchadnezzar,’ which was held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
The workers allege that West and Live Nation “failed to properly compensate” a number of staff members.
The suit specifically names a hair assistant and background actors who were hired to pose as “audience members.”.
The aggrieved employees worked many hours on the production and were not timely paid for their work, or paid at all, via The Blast.
Live Nation is being included in the suit because they “oversaw, controlled and ran the production” and failed to provide pay stubs.
West has not yet publicly responded to the lawsuit.