“I do not deny Prinz’s efforts, but this amount is more than what he deserves,” the singer asserted.
Bill Board reported that Celine Dion was asked to pay $ 13 million to his former manager, Rob Prinz.
Celine Dion and her lawyers said they would go to court after the California Labor Commission asked the singer to pay Rob Prinz.
Accordingly, Prinz signed a contract as a manager for Celine Dion since 1989. Based on the terms, Rob Prinz received between 1.5 and 3% commissions from female singers’ contracts. Celine Dion and Prinz came to a deal with this in 2016, before the diva’s husband passed away.
The diva said that Prinz did not deserve such a large commission for what she spent. The conflict between the two sides started when the female singer signed with AEG company in 2017. Under the agreement between Celine Dion and AEG, the singer can earn $ 489 million including concerts. from 2017 to 2026. This means that Rob Prinz will receive $ 13 million, the amount is paid off gradually from now until 2026.
However, the diva said that Prinz did not deserve such a large commission compared to what he paid.
“I do not deny Prinz’s efforts, but this amount is more than what he deserves,” she said.
Before that, in February 2019, the female singer born in 1968 fired her manager due to a dispute over the commission. Prinz then filed an application to the California Labor Commission – the state agency to settle employment disputes, which is designated to settle disputes between artists and managers and agents.
At the age of 52, Celine Dion is not only a singer with top-notch vocals, she also tops the list of the richest divas of all time. When compared to Hollywood female stars in general, the 52-year-old singer comes in sixth place with $ 455 million, according to Forbes.