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Presidential Candidate Kanye West Sued For $1 Million By Workers Over His Live Opera

By Liz Walters

Kanye West is awaiting the results of today's Presidential election, but he is also having to deal with a new class-action lawsuit filed against him by workers for his 'Kanye West Nebuchadnezzar Opera.'

According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, Kanye West and Live Nation are being sued by a group of workers who helped with his live musical production called at the Hollywood Bowl.

In the lawsuit, a hair assistant who worked on the production claims she is owed "unpaid wages, continuing wages, damages, civil penalties, statutory penalties and attorney's fees and costs," after her day rate along with other fees were paid late and they were charged for getting their checks.

She claims they "failed to properly compensate the hair assistant and many dozens of other persons who performed services on the production, including the background actors, performing as audience members."

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In the documents, the Yeezy founder was accused along with other defendants of "failing to provide pay stubs, failing to pay minimum wage and overtime," for the event.

The group suing is seeking at least $1 million for what they believe to be issues with how they were treated, and because the "defendants oversaw, controlled and ran the production, and the aggrieved employees worked many hours on the production and were no timely paid for their work, or paid at all".

As you know, Ye has a ton on his mind at the moment after he decided to run for President of the United States and it appears he is not doing so well in the initial results.

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Kanye West Chooses Himself In His First Ever Presidential Vote


Kanye posted a photo of himself at the voting place near his home, where he sported an "I Voted" sticker following his fulfilling his civic duty.

As for the show, Rolling Stone reported it was received with mixed reviews after the show didn't feature Kanye performing himself until joining the cast for the final bows. However, he did narrate the show and by "reading over the loudspeaker sections of the Book of Daniel that he had highlighted in his own Bible."

At this point, it doesn't appear Kanye and his team has responded to the allegations in the lawsuit.

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See The Video Of Kanye's Presidential Ballot Being Scanned In!


Today, Kanye West shared video from inside of his local polling location where he told his millions of Twitter followers this was the first time he had ever voted in his life.

"KEEP BELIEVING KANYE 2020, Thank you, Jesus Christ, The first vote of my life -- We are here to serve -- We pray for every servant leader in the world 🕊," he tweeted alongside a video of his ballot being scanned into a machine.

Of course, in the clip, you can see the rapper filled in his own name "Kanye West" along with his Vice-Presidential candidate Michelle Tidball.

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