Monday, June 27, 2011
Young Jeezy Sued Over Concert No-Show
Young Jeezy is being sued by the organizers of a Virgin Island concert after he was a no show at the event according to reports by TMZ.
According to concert organizers Paid 4 Entertainment, Jeezy was billed to appear in VI's June 18, Summer Splash back in March.
Less than two weeks before the event Da Snowman's reps told Paid 4, that he “might” have a conflict in his schedule and was “considering not appearing” at the concert.
Paid 4, alleges they made arrangements to have Jeezy perform the following day (June 19), shelling out money for a private jet for the rapper to avoid transportation issues. According to the suit, Jeezy missed the flight and later canceled his performance.
Paid 4 is seeking $75,000 in damages.
MJ's “Thriller” Jacket Nets $1.8 Million
The famed red and black jacket donned by Michael Jackson in his historic 1893 “Thriller” video netted $1.8 million at a Beverly Hills auction house,Sunday.
The iconic calfskin jacket was reportedly purchased by Milton Verret, a commodities trader from Austin, Texas.
The jacket's new owner says the famous jacket (that was autographed by MJ himself) will now be used as a fundraising tool for children's charities.
A percentage of the sale price will be donated to Shambala Preserve, an animal sanctuary who is caring for two tigers MJ once housed at his Neverland Ranch.