PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Executive producer Harvey Weinstein speaks onstage during War and Peace panel as part of the A+E Network portion of This is Cable 2016 Television Critics Association Press Tour at Langham Hotel on January 6, 2016 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

It just keeps getting worse for The Weinstein Company.

Just two months after the studio filed for bankruptcy protection, Jay-Z and Eminem are looking to sue The Weinstein Company over unpaid royalties.

According to The Blast, Jay and Em have filed a lawsuit claiming TWC owes the two over $800,000.

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According to Complex, the studio owes Jay-Z $240,000 for the Kalief Browder docuseries and another $240,000 for the Trayvon Martin project.

Eminem says that he was promised $352,000 for his song and production work on the soundtrack to 2015 film Southpaw.

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The Weinstein Company filed for bankruptcy back in March after Harvey Weinstein started to face multiple sexual misconduct allegations. The money owed to Jay-Z and Eminem is minor compared to how much they apparently owe Quentin Tarantino. According to IndieWire, the director is owed $4.5 million for his work on The Hateful Eight, Django, Inglorious Basterds, & Grindhouse.

Seems as though Harvey’s company filing for bankruptcy was the right thing to do, but I highly doubt TWC will be able to come back from this, ever.


Written by Christopher Schweitzer
Beasley Media Group Inc.