Lauryn Hill loaned a family member a substantial amount of money a year ago and the star claims she has yet to receive any of the money back.
The “Nothing Even Matters” singer filed a lawsuit against her cousin Gerald Hill for a breach of contract. He reportedly persuaded his cousin to let him borrow $65,000 and stated in their agreement that he would pay 10 percent interest if the loan wasn’t paid off within three months. A year has passed and Lauryn added in court documents acquired by Bossip that Gerald never planned on repaying her back the money.
The “Killing Me Softly” star said Gerald signed the financial contract, but hasn’t paid her back one cent. She’s requested he pay the full loan amount plus interest. Lauryn helped her cousin out after his Maplewood, NJ home was allegedly put up for foreclosure.
Lauryn could seek money for her legal fees, but instead, she’s only suing for monetary damages. Gerald hasn’t responded back to the lawsuit.
The superstar has been on tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her legendary album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” She, unfortunately, canceled several tour dates after fans complained about the sound quality and her excessive tardiness for her concert in Toronto. Shows in North Carolina, Virginia Beach and Florida were cut from the tour. Shows for Tennessee and Georgia have been postponed to mid-October.
Live Nation released the following statement on Wednesday, “Due to unforeseen production issues, a select number of dates on “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour” have been postponed or canceled.”
Lauryn has been a pioneering artist in the music industry for over 20 years now.