Tuesday, October 4, 2022

T.I. Ordered to Pay Restaurant Employees $75K in Unpaid Wages – Cardi B’s Depo Pushed Back

Clifford "T.I." Harris interviews with media during the Marvel Studios Black Panther advance screening at Regal Hollywood on February 13, 2018 in Chamblee, Georgia.
Clifford “T.I.” Harris interviews with media during the Marvel Studios Black Panther advance screening at Regal Hollywood on February 13, 2018 in Chamblee, Georgia.

*T.I. has to pay up over $75,000 in unpaid wages for his employees who lost their jobs when his restaurant shuttered.

via TMZ:

Tip just settled with 9 of 11 employees who went after him after his Scales 925 shut down in 2016. Each will get $8,333.33 in unpaid money … totaling about $75,000. The rapper is also on the hook for another $25,000 in attorney’s fees — do the math and it’s right around $100,000.

As for his part — T.I. claimed he wasn’t a bad restaurant owner — he says he put a manager in charge who siphoned money to line his own pockets.

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Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2018 in Indio, California.

In related news, Cardi B says she’s “in her final month of pregnancy and about to give birth,” so she needs to push back the date of a scheduled deposition.

In case you missed it, lawyers wanna grill her for the lawsuit a guy filed, claiming she copied his back tattoo and used it as the album art for her mixtape.

Cardi has defended the album cover saying the man suing isn’t a match — and neither are his tats.

The rapper’s legal team struck a deal to move her depo date from July 25 to September 7.

She is expected to give birth sometime in the first week of July.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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