Will.i.am has been laying low lately having popped up recently to defend Michael Jackson amid the Leaving Neverland documentary, calling society a very “hypocritical and fake” environment.
“We live in a very, very, very, very hypocritical, double-standard, fake society,” he said. “I can name a thousand other products that we still buy, still use, that are owned by folks that have done the most horrendous things to people, millions of them, and we don’t take their products from the market. You’re not talking about banning Bayer that made the chemicals to kill all the Jews.”
As for more recent news surrounding the Black Eyed Peas music maker, The Blast reports that he’s found himself in a lawsuit after failing to pay a marketing company for their services.
According to the publication, a company called Crown and Conquer claims Will.i.am hired them for his i.am+ company in 2017 to provide “certain marketing and influencer services.” The marketing hub say they did their job and was owed $158,243.37 but never got a payment. Apparently Will.i.am finally paid $20,000 and agreed on a payment plan but then didn’t follow through and now Crown and Conquer are still waiting on their cash.
The marketing house is suing for the rest of the money they have yet to receive, as well as 10% interest.