Ricky Martin has been hit with a $3 million lawsuit from his former manager Rebecca Drucker.
Drucker – who worked with Martin from 2014 to 2018 and then again from 2020 to 2022 – is suing the Latin music icon, 50, for unpaid commissions, according to legal documentsfiled Wednesday in Los Angeles Central District Court, referring to a “potentially career-ending allegation.”
Drucker noted that she worked with him on two separate occasions due to his “personal and professional life”. [being] in absolute turmoil” and is credited with helping the Puerto Rican singer navigate the world on “record deals, touring and sponsorship deals, and other professional endeavors”.
“Rebecca Drucker saved Ricky Martin’s career,” the 15-page The Post is seen as alleging. “There’s only one problem: Martin outright and maliciously refuses to give Rebecca millions of dollars in commissions he owes her under their management agreement.”
“With Rebecca at his side, Martin has made millions of dollars and therefore owes Rebecca a substantial commission,” the lawsuit states.
Post has reached out to Martin’s rep for comment.
Drucker also claims in the lawsuit that the scammer “Livin ‘la Vida Loca” was threatened and intimidated with a “potentially career-ending allegation” in September 2020.
“Rebecca has also defended Martin fiercely,” she alleges in the lawsuit, noting that she “advised him and consulted with a top litigator to handle the matter.”
With help and knowledge of the music industry, she notes, Martin has reportedly “emerging to normal and moving on with his professional resurgence.”
“Now set to star in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series ‘Mr. and Mrs. American Pie, “Martin was once again prepared to reach the heights of fame and fortune,” declared Drucker.
The lawsuit also accuses Martin of having a “toxic work environment” and discusses “a particularly ugly incident in Dubai involving Martin and his agent, José Vega” in 2018.
Drucker also claims in the lawsuit that although “Martin’s career has flourished since he hired Rebecca as his manager in May 2020”, she was “forced to deal with many personal issues”. of Martin, such as problems with the nanny he hires to care for him. children, Martin’s failure to pay taxes, and his substance abuse. “
The document then alleges that there was a “forced” end to their business relationship and claims the former Menudo singer manipulated and lied to her, which led to her departure earlier this year.
Drucker alleges that Martin “threatened” her to keep her mouth shut with a nondisclosure agreement. She has refused to sign the NDA and has asked for a jury trial and cause of action in her record.