The production company for Mariah Carey has filed a US$1 million
lawsuit against a concert promoter for unpaid fees and
reimbursements for expenses relating to a cancelled Hong Kong
The suit alleges that the US pop diva was "greatly looking
forward" to performing in Hong Kong, but was forced to cancel the
show when promoter ONE Group Investments Private Limited "breached
its contractual obligations."
ONE Group's chief executive Adrian Hobbs hit back, saying, "We
received no reply to get our money back and we would love for the
matter to go to court and the facts (to) come out and clearly she
had savings by not coming."
Carey's concert was cancelled two days before it was due October
28 after her management company, Handprint Entertainment, and ONE
Group pulled the plug, with each blaming the other for mishandling
Production crews had already begun building the stage when the
(CRI Novemeber 14, 2006)