Tamar Braxton Fires Back at Talent Agency Who Alleges She Owes Them Thousands of Dollars in Commission
Tamar Braxton is in yet another legal battle over industry heavy-hitters alleging she’s refusing to pay them. A talent agency is accusing Braxton of failing to pay them a commission. But Braxton says she did not have an official contract with the agency in question and is firing back in a countersuit.
Agency sues Tamar Braxton for unpaid commission
A November 2020 report from Love B. Scott reveals that Pantheon Talent Group filed a suit against the ‘Crazy Kind of Love’ singer by agents who claim she is did not pay them commission. They allege they began working with Braxton in 2016 and entered into an “oral contract,” securing her several reality television deals. They say they helped Braxton solidify contracts We TV’s Get Ya Life, VH1’s To Catch a Beautician, and Hollywood Squares.
The agency says Braxton owes them 10% of anything she earned from the appearances on television shows. Per the suit, Braxton was paid $75,000 per episode for Get Ya Life, and an additional $30,000 per episode for To Catch a Beautician.
They accuse Braxton of “inexplicably turning her back on Pantheon and the contributions it made to help propel her career.” Additionally, they claim that she, “Instead has brazenly chosen to flatly ignore” their request for payment.
Tamar Braxton claims the agent was not licensed to properly represent her
Braxton is saying she does not owe the agency anything. Per Radar Online, she initially demanded that a judge put the case on hold so that can could file an action against the agency with the Labor Commissioner.
She says the agent Nick Roses, is not a licensed agent. Braxton says she did not orally agree to giving the agency 10%, not is the agency responsible for her helping her secure her deal with VH1. In the suit, she argued: “as Roses was not a licensed talent agent, Roses could not have procured employment for Braxton.”
The court agreed with Braxton and the entire lawsuit was put on hold. Recently, Braxton filed new documents which reveal she is gearing up for a legal battle against Roses in front of the Labor Commissioner. The Labor Commissioner will determine whether Rosses violated any laws about being an agent. It will also be determined if Braxton has to pay up.
This isn’t the first time Tamar Braxton has been accused of not paying for services
Braxton has previously been accused of flaking out on bills. Celebrity stylist Diandre Tristan blasted Braxton on social media in 2014, alleging she did not pay for services. Braxton shot back alleging he presented her with an inflated contract after she helped to put him on the map.
Celebrity makeup artist Terrell Mullin, who also works for the likes of Eva Marcille, confirmed he walked out on Braxton after she did not pay him. Mullin served as Braxton’s creative director for her “Love & War” tour in 2013.
While married to her ex Vincent Herbert, the couple was sued by a former nanny for unpaid overtime. Music producers and songwriters, include Tiyon Christian, also accused the couple of flaking on bills and stalling them with dinners and gifts.