The ongoing legal battle between Lil Peep’s mother, Liza Womack, and her son’s label continues.
Rolling stone Womack reports that the late rapper’s record label, First Access Entertainment, is claiming to pay $ 4 million that is owed to his estate. Meanwhile, the label alleges that Peep’s mother is the one to blame for any delays.
The competing parties met in Los Angeles court on Tuesday, where Womack’s attorney Paul A. Matiasic claimed FAE was denying Peep’s mother the income from the deceased artist’s catalog: they know that ‘she is beholden,’ Matiasic told the court.
Responding to Matiasic’s accusations, FAE attorney John W. Amberg said, “It is also not true that FAE owes the estate more than $ 4 million. This is simply not true. It’s just an argument used to gain someone’s sympathy here.
The news comes months after Womack announced that he was filing a wrongful death complaint against his son’s managers in 2019. The upcoming trial, which was due to start in November but has since been postponed, claims First Access Entertainment , Bryant Ortega, and Belinda Mercer were personally responsible for Peep’s death from an accidental overdose on November 15, 2017.
“The defendants ignored these calls for help and instead pushed [him] on stage after stage in city after city, crisscrossing and supporting [him] with illegal drugs and non-prescribed controlled substances all along the way, ”the wrongful death lawsuit alleges.
“I want justice for Gus,” Womack told Pitchfork in May. “That’s why I’m doing this. Whatever form it takes, what I’m looking for is for people to be held accountable for their behavior.
She continued, “I have had two strokes and I won’t die until I fix this problem. I will live. I have a mission. If people are held accountable for their actions, it will give me the impression that justice has been served. You learn to live with pain and you are a different person because when your child dies so does the person you were. But I will be happy and hope to feel satisfaction.
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