Publisher Simon & Schuster is suing rappers Foxy Brown and Lil Kim. Both women are accused of receiving tens of thousands of dollars in advances while failing to deliver the books they promised to write.
The publishing house, a unit of CBS Corp said today in separate lawsuits filed in state court in New York that Brown, whose real name is Inga Marchand, and Lil’ Kim, whose real name is Kimberly Jones, signed contracts to write books.
Simon & Schuster said it paid Brown $75,000 under a 2006 contract for an autobiography tentatively titled Broken Silence.” The publisher said Lil’ Kim signed a contract in 2004 and was paid $40,000 for an untitled novel. Continue Reading…..
Simon & Schuster obviously have more money than sense!
Foxy and Kim don’t even write their own rhymes, so what made S&S think that they both had the ability to write an entire book???
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