After reports that member Maxine Jones is fighting to hold on to her home currently in foreclosure, her fellow ‘Hold On’ hitmakers, En Vogue, are looking to hold on to a little more than love this week after news surfaced the ladies will be heading to court to defend themselves against a $300 million law suit.
With claims of breach of contract, negligence, interference and fraud, find out who has it out for the funky divas below:
The past four years have seen the 90s group embroiled in a series of legal battles, mostly with each other. After going through a series of lineup changes, the group – now comprised of original members Terry Ellis, Maxine Jones, and Cindy Herron – are heading to court against label Rufftown Entertainment.
“The label is suing two of the original members, Terry Ellis and Cindy Herron, for over $300 million with claims that the “Free Your Mind” singers violated an exclusive recording contract.
Rufftown Entertainment owner, René Moore expressed that he paid the two ladies and former member, Maxine Jones approximately, $190,000 in 2010, reports Billboard. The deal was initially supposed to include two albums and touring, in addition to travel costs and studio time.
And well, it’s, unfortunately, clear that the comeback tour efforts faded and failed. Moore is seeking more than $310 million in damages.”
A day after the story broke, former member Dawn Robinson took to Twitter to lift the cryptic message: