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Beyonce Accused of Destroying Xmas for 70 People

4/26/2011 6:13 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Beyonce Knowles is a "morally reprehensible" person who screwed 70 people out of their jobs one week before Christmas ... this according to a new legal documents obtained by TMZ.

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A video game company called Gate Five filed papers today in NY -- in which they claim they had a deal in place in 2010 to create a game with Beyonce called, "Starpower: Beyonce."

According to the docs, things went awry during a "crucial moment in the project's development" when Beyonce made "an extortionate demand" for more money -- even though the two sides already had a deal in place.

Gate Five claims her move "drove 70 people into unemployment, the week before Christmas" ... and notes that one of the project's backers described her conduct as "morally reprehensible."

The company claims it is entitled to the $6.7 mil it invested into the venture -- as well as more than $100 million in profits Gate Five believes it would have earned had Beyonce honored the agreement.


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76.

Britt    

Beyonce is a role model and a BOSS and thats wat bosses do FIRE people. TEAM BEE.

1222 days ago
77.

noneofyourbusiness    

messygirl 15 hours ago The fact that it was almost Christmas is irrelevant. Not everyone is Christian, not everyone celebrates Christian holidays. One shouldn't be expected to keep track of every single employee's religion and holiday schedule before doing anything
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Right, and all the decorated trees and wreaths and wrapped presents in every store front would not remind one what time of year it is.......Wow.....

1221 days ago
78.

Audrie    

Wow, greedy much? And right before Christmas? Didn't know that Beyonce was such a sleaze. She's pretty much evil s***. Guess that Illuminati thing was right. And the scariest thing, is she married the New York money machine.

1221 days ago
79.

chucklehead    

remember when Jay Z was in Australia with U2? A lot of money was donated by a company to give school children computers. Jay Z sat there and grinning like he had just gotten over big time. why didn't Jay Z offer up some of his money. i have never heard anything about he or his wife be philantropist. what gives Jay Z certainly not you and your wife.

1221 days ago
80.

Big E    

they claim that she demanded more money. Ok if she had the power to shut the whole project, then they should now know she is worth every penny. As for the $100 million, she would have been entitled to a major part of that being that she is the Star in the equation. And I am not sure of the idiot who posted her taking their money. She is worth 5 times what the project would have been projected to make. Take $2 million and crawl in yourhole. Sorry people lost their jobs though.. but the party may be lying and exagerating.

1221 days ago
81.

ian    

I think this all depends on the contracts. Was she able to ask for more money? If yes, meaning there was no clause disabling her to change the pay, the game company should've anticipated her late request. Beyonce should've been prepared to cover her name (her business basically) if in fact the game company wouldn't agree to her pay raise. In other words, this story is now in her world (celebrity news) and it's her responsibility to fix (most of) it.

1221 days ago
82.

Winning!    

I hope they win. She's a loser,.

1221 days ago
83.

Leah    

I hope they win. Clean her out. I can't stand this parasite of a so called black woman.Black men with no focus want and have kids with hoes like Beyonce. This is why there is no black family. Beyonce and those like her embrace the ghetto and hoe mentality on a world wide platform.Disgusting. Good women don't stand a chance anymore. This woman hates being black so much that she chopped African lips and nose down.Hey Beyonce,Stop lying,stealing,making dumb ***** poppin and hair commercials for Loreal(a white womans company)but you are a sellout and take the money to be a token black. Everybody else does black products but YOU.DUMMY. Stank ***** popping on me and my child in your commercials while we try and eat dinner. Your Heat perfume commercial was the worst, with your fake nasty breasts. You are a disgrace to America,women and black America. If you can't stand how Beyonce forces her nudity on people and ghetto lyrics,join me at DESTINYSREHAB.COM.I fully expect you to use white mans sperm and say it is Jays. Our country doesn't need you and black and white Atlanta hates your guts....gays too now.

1221 days ago
84.

en Todo Momento!!    

wow, beyoncé, actually losing out on a big time business opportunity to be a feature in a video game (her own video game)...shows how little this woman understands of business.ss.ss.ss.sss..ss.ss.ss.ss gamers is def where the money is. FACT!

1221 days ago
85.

Carol Harper    

Wow you guys sound really bitter and racist.

1221 days ago
86.

josiecat    

to who farted: you make -want to be white sound like that's some big freaking deal. get off your white horse and get back in the ridgerunning, stump jumping backwoods where most like you have come from. if you had the chance, you,d be all up in Beyounce,s butt. so close tour lost mouth; too much of your farty breath has come out. Mr. or ms. i think i,m above it all cause I,m trashy white.

1221 days ago
87.

craze    

Wow. I never knew Beyonce was THIS successful... The amount of hateful, racist comments in response to this post only proves just how deeply ingrained in American culture she is.

P.S. If she was really trying to be as "white" as many of you claim, I suspect that you would like her more. Perhaps you're jealous... #justsaying

1221 days ago
88.

Victoria    

yet another hollywood s***bag....I hope they win in court. These hollywood morons think they can do whatever they want and the problem is that the f-ed up judicial system allows it.....who would want to work with her anyway? I have heard from a lot of people that she has NASTY breath...all that money and she doesn't brush or clean her teeth, nasty girl.

1220 days ago
89.

spyke    

squeeky 1 day ago I have never been impressed with Beyonce. I actaully cant
stand looking at her, or listening to her. She is ghetto
trash. So are her parents, and her low-life husband.
Enjoy the ride Beyonce, and stop trying to be WHITE.
You are not white, and do not have the class to be so.
You know what you are.

you ignorant moron, race has nothing to do with class, as you so plainly prove with your stupid comment.

1220 days ago
90.

spyke    

I still remember the look on her face when Kanye West jumped up and ruined Taylor Swift's grammy moment by ranting about how Beyonce deserved to win. She looked shocked but was smiling and laughing at the same time. At the inauguration her rendition of At Last was canned and lipsynced for whatever reason but I heard her sing that same song on a talkshow and I was stunned at how bad she was. She is a prime example of today's idea of talent. All wrapped up in a pretty package with very little substance. I have no idea what kind of person she is but she sure has a bad reputation.

1220 days ago
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