Chelsea Handler Sues Lingerie Company for .5 Million, Alleging Breach of Contract

Chelsea Handler Sues Lingerie Company for $1.5 Million, Alleging Breach of Contract

Chelsea Handler is taking authorized motion in opposition to a lingerie firm after it allegedly did not pay her greater than $1 million for an advert marketing campaign.

The 47-year-old comic sued ThirdLove within the Superior Courtroom of California in Los Angeles County on Thursday for breach of contract, in accordance with paperwork obtained by PEOPLE.

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On Jan. 1, Handler and ThirdLove started a one-year contract collectively wherein she “would completely promote the ThirdLove model in alternate for compensation of $1,060,000, plus bills,” the submitting says.

Beneath the settlement, Handler says she marketed ThirdLove, launched a custom-made health program, sat in on calls and conferences with the corporate’s executives, and went to wardrobe fittings. She was additionally set to be the face of a promotional shoot on Jan. 27.

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Handler claims in court docket paperwork that ThirdLove “unilaterally cancelled” the shoot, together with the “whole settlement,” the evening earlier than. She had already paid for her personal flight from Whistler, Canada, to Los Angeles for the occasion, per the criticism.

She claims she was knowledgeable that the corporate’s Board of Administrators by no means authorised the marketing campaign and intervened “on the eleventh hour” after discovering out about it, telling ThirdLove to “terminate the events’ settlement.”

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Handler provides within the criticism that ThirdLove has allegedly ignored her makes an attempt to contact them and has but to pay her the agreed quantity, regardless that the corporate has allegedly paid the distributors concerned within the marketing campaign shoot.

She says she’s suffered greater than $1.5 million in damages, and needs ThirdLove to pay out the total quantity of the contract, together with “monies she spent out of her personal pocket” based mostly on the settlement. Handler additionally desires to be compensated for revenue she misplaced after declining partnerships with athleisure manufacturers like ALO and Athleta due to her unique take care of the lingerie firm, in accordance with the submitting.

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Handler is suing for breach of contract and promissory estoppel. She can also be requesting attorneys charges. She desires the quantity owed to be decided at trial, however believes it is greater than $1.5 million.

Attorneys for Handler tells PEOPLE the “criticism speaks for itself.”

ThirdLove didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

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