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Rihanna reportedly sued her father back in January for this very same reason.
There’s a bit of trouble brewing with the Fentys, and most of it is centered on Rihanna and her father, Ronald. Back in January, it was reported that Rihanna was suing her father, accusing him of invasion of privacy, false advertising, and falsely using her name to promote his business, Fenty Entertainment. The court documents claimed that the entertainment company brandished its affiliation with the singer on its website and social media pages, even though she wasn’t represented by them, nor did she have any association with the company.
The lawsuit went on to say that her father and his business partner Moses Perkins were using her name to rake in millions from others by lying to them. It reportedly states the two men “have egregiously and fraudulently misrepresented to third parties and the public that their company … is affiliated with Rihanna, and has the authority to act on her behalf. Mr. Fenty and Mr. Perkins have used these lies in a fraudulent effort to solicit millions of dollars from unsuspecting third parties in exchange for the false promise that they were authorized to act on Rihanna’s behalf, and/or that Rihanna would perform at various locations throughout the world.”
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Now, a social media star by the name of Harvey “Chef Henny” Justice is suing Ronald and Fenty Entertainment, accusing them of exactly what Rihanna alluded to months ago. According to TMZ, Justice’s lawyer Alex Spiro sent a legal letter to the entertainment company stating that Ronald told his client on multiple occasions that he represented Rihanna. For this reason, Justice agreed to be represented by the company and signed with them back in April 2018. However, there have been problems since then.
The publication also reports that Justice claims Ronald promised him a $750,000 marketing budget, yet he only received $50,000. When Justice asked where the remained of the money is, he was told it was tied up with a South American investor. He’s asking for what he was promised upon signing plus damages.