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Make it Rain -- Korean Singer Sued for $30 Mil!

3/9/2009 8:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

RainRain -- the so-called "Korean" Justin Timberlake -- is fast becoming better known to American fans for his lawsuits than his singing.

Rain, and a host of people in his camp, are being sued for bailing on a 2007 concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. According to a lawsuit filed today in Los Angeles Superior Court, Andrew Kim had the rights to the proposed concert -- but he took a huge financial hit when Rain bailed.

Rain was also sued in 2007 for missing a gig in Hawaii, allegedly over trademark and technical issues.

Kim is seeking an astronomical $30,000,000 -- plus punitive damages.

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76.

rickisamofo    

Wow. Cut out that stupid racist crap. Aren't we in the 21st century? We just elected the nation's first black president. You would think things would be different by now. Rain is a megastar who's making waves in Asia and America. You all wish you were as intelligent, successful and influential.

1947 days ago
77.

Duggu    

This is incredible, omg! U_U mmm it should be a company problem, Rain is just a singer, and he doens't have to be related to this. Anyway, whatever happends I whish Rain could get succes of this. I'm not an american girl and neither an asia girl, I'm a latin american, and I believe that this is just a show, they just want to get money easy.I'm pretty sure that Rain would never do anything bad against his fans. If he doesn't have any support in Hawaii, he has a lot of support around the world thanks tohis fans and people who knows him. Fighting Rain! we trust you! you're a really hardworking and superman! everything will be ok! aza aza santokki!!!!!

1946 days ago
78.

Ttefy    

Oh no puedo creerlo.. yo tambien soy de Latino America, y la verdad que esto me desconcierta, solo dire algo... CONFIO DEMASIADO EN LA CALIDAD DE PERSONA Y EL PROFESIONALISMO DE RAIN. Por lo tanto se que todo saldra de la mejor manera. RAIN I'LL BE ALWAYS SUPPORTING YOU, DON'T WORRY OK?... greetings from Peru ^^

1946 days ago
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whyarepplsoracist    

uh...whoever said Rain is girly, i think you got the wrong guy. either that or you haven't seen what his body looks like. I'm sorry to break it to u, but rain is a buff korean man as well...hm...so IF you're buff (and so is Rain) i wonder if you can sing, dance, and act as well. oh, and also have a kind heart and not judge people. I don't know if you can sing, dance, or act even NEAR rain's level, but you definitely don't seem to be kind hearted because if you were, you wouldn't have judged him the way you just did.

well, i'm glad to see many rain fans here. haters, if you "hate" rain which i personally dont think it's possible to HATE ANYONE that has done no harm to you, please don't comment. we're here to support rain. and we want to be nice, but some of the things these haters are saying is really pissing the hell out of us because ur reasons for "hating" rain is so unbelievably irrational. i'm shocked at what some of these people are even saying. i wonder when racism & hate will end..
fans, let's stay strong for rain! he can do it (: i'm sure of it. justice will come ^^

1946 days ago
80.

ANTISareIMMATURE    


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RAIN IS THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL AND KIND-HEARTED ARTIST I'VE EVER HEARD OF!!

That was why I can't help but continue to LOVE AND SUPPORT him through all those yrs. even though time may pass, he may age, and his popularity may not compete with the young generations BUT, despite that, because of his ongoing hard-works and effort, TODAY..he's still among the top of Korea!! MANY OF HIS FANS LOVE HIM FOR WHO HE IS: HIS PERSONALITIES, PERSEVERANCE, AND SINCERITY...............There are more in a person than just mere looks..!!!


Love RAIN 4EVA

1946 days ago
81.

YaPing    

Rain not only cancelled his concerts in Hawaii and few cities in America, dont forget the recent one in China as well. Why didnt he planned it properly, now pushing blame to others to say it's not his fault, he is a good man blah blah blah.
If he a perfect God or sumthing, his concents are his own responsiblitiy, if he cant stage it don't do it at the expense of others. Clearly shows he is not capable, smart, intelligent and responsible to own up his own wrong doings. Pointing fingers at others isnt professional to wash his hands clean. Shows how stupid and an idiot he is, doesnt know how to organise himself and his team enough not to cause problems and more problems. Does other famous singer has their concerts cancelled so many times like Rain? Did he planned it properly? He engage his own agents, now run foul and Rain is not at fault, what a joke!! If he is not at fault, would the court want to sue him and take his case?? You think they are stupid and Rain is so intelligent. $30M, $40M are huge sums to wipe out his whole career and let's see where his fans will be hiding and cyring when he becomes a pauper & still idolise him as your perfect God. Doing business isnt that easy when things run foul to get sued. They know he has huge money rolling in otherwise who dare to sue for that big amount.
More suits will be on the way, just watch China/Shanghai will be next to sue for the cancelled concert.
Where Rain stand, hey you fans? What sort of quality fans he has - outright rude, big bullies, foul mouthed, hooligans shooting their loud mouths> Expect the whole world to love, like and believe him? Who the hell is interested to know about him, whether he is good or bad but whoever make mistake has to pay for his dear life.
Rain climb too steep the ladder too soon too fast just as he will fall like a humpty dumpty and break his crown,.

1946 days ago
82.

Cuckoo    

Concert cancellation is not related to Rain's ability. It did not mean he is not capable, smart or intelligent. Hawaii, LA or China issues are promoters' fault. Rain is hot Asian artist. Those promoters just wanted to take advantage from Rain.

1946 days ago
83.

whyarepplsoracist    

@ 109, RAIN NEVER POINTED FINGERS AT OTHER PEOPLE. besides, it ISN'T his fault. how would u feel if u were being sued for something where you were totally innocent? it's the companies faults, not his, alright? like cuckoo @ 110 has said, he had NOTHING to do with the concert cancellations. please, try to be understanding. just because his concerts were cancelled doesnt mean he isn't a smart, capable man.

1946 days ago
84.

whyarepplsoracist    

& we're just sticking up for him. i think people who are hating on him saying unnecessary racist things about him are being rude. supporting someone with all we can do is not being rude. and, please, please, please, don't say we treat Rain as our god. You have no idea what our religions are. Don't dare to talk about God like that. Some of us belong to a religion and believe in God, like me. Don't talk about God that way, please. It's extremely rude. We didn't come here to read people saying things about God, saying we treat Rain like our god BECAUSE WE DON'T. really angers me that someone would talk about God like that, comparing him to Rain, saying we treat him as our god. You may not have meant it that way, but for some of us who are religious, that's exactly what it sounds like to us. we came here to show our support and straighten things out with people who are getting their facts mixed up. and no, of course we don't expect the world to love him and be his fans. but we DO expect people to be sincere and keep their manners in check. we don't want people hating on someone (Rain and anyone else in the world) merely because of their race, looks, etc. Hate is such a strong word. People can't truly hate someone without even knowing them and without that person having done something terrible to them.

1946 days ago
85.

raingirl    

Yo, I just cannot accept the fact that people voiced such racist,derogatory,humiliating,hurtful,mean and untruth remarks on someone who is just, like Rain himself said, an entertainer..Indeed, he is an astoundingly charming,remarkable,hard-working,multi-talented prodigal son of Korea, who has beyond any doubt, took Asia by storm and is making huge waves in other countries as well..Please, please stop being so disrespectful for he CERTAINLY doesn't deserve it!
Do cast aside all your hatred, bias-opinion,prejudice against him and together, support and pray that justice will prevail! Please remember that all of us are the children of GOD and we are just tenants of this earth..appreciate everything (including people) that comes our way and make the most of whatever time still left for us - MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE TO BE IN...

1946 days ago
86.

Marcela Pinto    

If someone don't know who RAIN IS!
after Ninja Assasin movie... will not be the same because he is a great actor! singer and creator too
or just search on inet, he is a huge star not just in Korea
and he had made a lot of anyone can dream with just 26 years old!

I hate racist people! come on!
that's made sick the world


and about Rain is Korean JT...
Justin has his solo career since november 2002 and Rain his first album was in may 2002
I can said that JT is American Rain xD!
or well
bouth are like Michael... like any pop artist!
comparision are nothing!

"Rain's innocent in this case."
That's true! but he has money so all they want is his money! ò.o

1946 days ago
87.

Marcela Pinto    

AND!!!
that problem was when he was with JYP!
now he is independent! but had to pay but that old errors

1946 days ago
88.

J-Moon    

This douche bag was in that horrible movie "Speed Racer" playing a Japanese guy. I'm Korean, and I must say this guy sucks! I hope he loses this case.

1946 days ago
89.

ANTISareIMMATURE    

@ 106:
ARE YOU SERIOUS!??!! I'M GUESSING UR FROM CHINA..YET U DON'T KNOW WAT THE HELL HAPPEN IN UR OWN COUNTRY!!! THAT STUPID CHINA "CONCERT" WAS NOT CREATED FOR RAIN!! IT WAS A CHARITY CONCERT AND RAIN WAS ONE OF THE GUEST SINGERS!! IF U HAVE TOO MUCH TIME TO SPEND ON HATING AND BLAMING PEOPLE THEN BLAME THOSE USELESS CHINESE ORGANIZERS NOT CAPABLE OF CARRYING OUT THEIR OWN CONCERT!!!!!
I SUGGEST ANTIS DO SOME HOMEWORKS BEFORE TRASHING SOMEONE WITHOUT FACTS!!

1946 days ago
90.

CARINA    

first : for those who don't know who Rain is ..well don't comment or better GOOGLE!!!
second: nothing changed in America your still racists .. you are not the center of the Earth ..you know??
anyway ..i hope Rain comes out well from all this .. he doesn't deserve this..there are always people that want to take advantage of others ...apparently most now have no limit to their stupidity

1946 days ago
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