Writer Harpercollins is suing Lindsay Lohan for nearly $400,000, claiming the actress never delivered a manuscript for a book deal struck over six years prior to now, new courtroom papers say.
The “Imply Women” star, and her agency Crossheart Productions, entered proper right into a contract with HarperCollins on March 27, 2014 for a book that was initially due a 12 months later, a Manhattan Supreme Courtroom lawsuit from Thursday alleges.
The publishing dwelling gave Crossheart a $365,000 advance for the deal which “was given to Lohan,” nonetheless the manuscript never materialized — even with a two 12 months extension on the deadline to March 15, 2017, the courtroom papers declare.
By September 2018, HarperCollins let the “Freaky Friday” actress’s reps know they’d been terminating the contract and demanding a return of the advance, the submitting says.
“By failing to return the money to the Plaintiff upon the Defendants’ breach of the settlement, the Defendants have acquired a windfall and have been unjustly enriched,” the go nicely with charges.
HarperCollins lawyer Jeffrey Maidenbaum confirmed, “She did not flip in a manuscript and the book was never revealed.”
Lohan was slated to place in writing a book about her troubled life largely based on a journal she saved all through her 2013 stint in rehab. The book deal was slated to be worth $1 million.
Her reps did not immediately return requests for comment.