Ricky Martin Slammed With $3 Million Lawsuit From Former Manager

Ricky Martin has been hit by a $3 million lawsuit from his ex-manager Rebecca Drucker.

Drucker — who worked with Martin from 2014 to 2018 and then again from 2020 to 2022 — is suing the Latin music icon, 50, for unpaid commissions, according to legal documents filed Wednesday in the Los Angeles Central District Court, in which mention is made of a “potentially career-ending allegation.”

Drucker noted that she worked with him twice because of his “personal and professional life” [being] in absolute turmoil” and has reportedly helped the Puerto Rican singer navigate the world of “recording contracts, touring and sponsorship deals, and other professional endeavours.”

“Rebecca Drucker saved Ricky Martin’s career,” claimed the 15-page suit, seen by The Post. “There’s only one problem: Martin completely and maliciously refused to pay Rebecca the millions of dollars in commissions he owes her under their management agreement.”

“With Rebecca by his side, Martin made millions of dollars and therefore owes Rebecca significant commissions,” the complaint alleged.

The Post has reached out to Martin’s representative for comment.

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Ricky Martin’s former manager filed a lawsuit on Wednesday citing a “potentially career-ending allegation.”
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Drucker says Martin was threatened with “potentially career-ending allegations” in September 2020.
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Drucker also alleged in the lawsuit that the “Livin’ la Vida Loca” crooner was threatened and harassed in September 2020 with a “potentially career-ending allegation”.

“Rebecca also vehemently protected Martin,” she claimed in the lawsuit, noting that she “advised him and engaged the highest-ranking trial attorney to handle the case.”

Thanks to her help and knowledge of the music industry, she noted, Martin reportedly “emerged unscathed and continued his professional revival.”

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The lawsuit alleges that Martin has refused to pay Drucker “millions of dollars in commissions.”
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“Now poised to star in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series ‘Mr. and Mrs. American Pie,’ Martin is once again ready to reach the heights of fame and fortune,” Drucker claimed.

The lawsuit also accuses Martin of having “a toxic work environment” and discussed “a particularly ugly incident in Dubai involving Martin and his representative José Vega” in 2018.

Drucker also claimed in the lawsuit that although “Martin’s career has flourished since he rehired Rebecca as his manager in May 2020,” she was “forced to solve a litany of Martin’s personal problems, such as nanny issues.” whom he had hired to look after his children, Martin’s non-payment of taxes and his substance abuse.”

The document went on to claim that there was a “forced” termination of their business relationship and alleged that the former Menudo singer manipulated and lied to her, leading to her leaving earlier this year.

Drucker claimed Martin “threatened” her to shut up and remain silent with a nondisclosure agreement. She has refused to sign the NDA and has requested a jury trial and on her file for a lawsuit.

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