Jacko’s Flack Sues for $44 Million

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By Jason Chupick

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[Raymone Bain via the Washtington Post’s “Keeper Of the Famed“]

Michael Jackson’s on-again, off-again turned General Manager Raymone Bain is suing the King of Pop for $44 million, claiming he didn’t live up to his end of the deal.

Bain apparently negotiated the 50-date string of concerts in London expected to bring in $400 million, of which her cut is 10%.

TMZ has her video statement, which she closes with kind words and “no regrets”.

Regarding Jackson’s media personae, Bain said in a Geraldo interview last year, “Don’t believe 90% of what you read because 9 times out of 10 it isn’t true.” Sort of begs the question, how much did Bain really help his image? Staying out of prison for molestation is a pretty big achievement, if she helped sway the court of public opinion.

A Washington Post profile from 2006 has by far the most detailed information on Bain and her career from the Carter administration to her deal to return to Jackson as GM.