Dame Dash Confronts Lee Daniels For $2 Million Owed To Him


Contributed by BreAnna Bell

Dame Dash is reportedly coming for every penny he claims Lee Daniels owes him.

The two stars names hit the news after a video went viral of Dame Dash confronting Daniels at an event asking for the $2 million he was owed for lending him money to help him produce The Woodsman. But, the director is said he went on to produce Precious, The Butler, and prime time TV show ‘Empire,’ without repaying any of the money Dash lent him.

I straight up loaned this dude Lee Daniels @theoriginalbigdaddy 2 million to pay for his dream of being a director…it was the money I was using to fund my movies and stay Indy…he promised I get my money back in months…then he makes precious and goes missing so he doesn’t have to pay me…then then Butler…empire…same shit Why does this dude feel like he doesn’t have to pay me?…why do I have to look crazy to get my money back…or go to court…ask @theoriginalbigdaddy why he doesn’t feel like he has to pay me even though he has it…what type of shit is this.. #paywhatyouowe I’m going to put this whole thing on my ig tv in a few… true definition of a culture vulture @culturevultures_book …eats off the culture but Robs the culture at the same time… see you back in court Lee your gonna pay me what you owe…please everyone ask him way he doesn’t think he has to pay me… @tmz_tv @vanlathan @theshaderoom @deadline @worldstar @voguemagazine @people @pagesix @oprah @halleberry

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LoveBScott claims, Dame says he got a written agreement that gave him executive producer credits, 50 percent of rights on film and a guarantee that the investment would be repaid with interest from Lee, which never happened and lead Dame Dash to file a lawsuit.

In 2015, they settled the suit with Dame’s attorney Natraj Bhushan, saying it was a “creative, fair” settlement that “calls for them to work together in the not-so-distant future.”

When he never received payment for the lawsuit settlement, Dame Dash confronted Daniels in person to get his money again.

Dame has filed another lawsuit claiming Lee Daniels promised to try to get him on as an executive producer for a Richard Pryor biopic — along with 5 percent on Daniels’ backend profits.

Daniels never did, now Dame Dash is suing him for $5 million.

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