While always attracting attention for her fashion choices, Lady Gaga is once again finding herself in legal trouble. According to a Nov. 2 report by TMZ, the singer is facing a lawsuit by Teddy Riley. Riley who rose to fame in the R&B group Blackstreet contributed to Gaga’s song “Teeth”. However, Riley is now claiming Lady Gaga cheated him out of his share of money from the song.
Lady Gaga’s album “The Fame Monster” transformed her onto a transcendent global star. It was this album which featured the song “Teeth”, and this is the song that was allegedly produced by Teddy Riley. Attorneys for Riley claim that he was promised 25% of the songs earnings for his writing fees, but he has yet to receive any compensation for his contributions. In the lawsuit against Lady Gaga, Riley is suing for $500,000 and punitive costs.
It seems Lady Gaga’s career is continuing to hit snags, and this lawsuit has the potential to greatly damage her weakened public image. Do you think the lawsuit against Lady Gaga will be successful? How will this lawsuit impact the future of the star’s career?