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Rihanna to Ex-Accountants

I Don't Want Anyone

Talking to My Mama!

1/12/2013 5:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Rihanna's nasty legal battle with her ex-accountants is GETTING PERSONAL ... the firm is now trying to drag her mother into the case, but RiRi is telling them to back the hell off.

As TMZ first reported, Rihanna sued her ex-accounting firm, claiming it mismanaged her cash and took above-standard commission (22%) -- costing her millions. But the firm is adamant they did nothing wrong and says any loss in coin was Rihanna's own fault.

In the latest development ... the number crunchers fired off deposition requests to interview a slew of Rihanna's people involved in the case: assistants, tour managers, lawyers, real estate agents ... and her mother.

Specifically, the firm says RiRi's mom has direct knowledge of the situation -- she signed the contract since Rihanna was a minor at the time -- and they even offered to fly to Barbados (where mama lives) in order to have the chit chat. 

But Rihanna shot down that idea, asking a judge to deny the request ... claiming the move is simply designed "to inconvenience, burden and harass" Rihanna through her family.

A judge didn't agree and overruled Rihanna's objection this week, allowing the firm to have a chit chat with Mama RiRi.

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DaveT    

disso queen disso queen

459 days ago
2.

Jsmiley    

Next Story Please......

459 days ago
3.

Clay the don sippin Dom P daily like John.    

Rihanna momma is SO UGLY, a peeping tom broke into her home and pulled down the shades... Sayin, "I don't have to look at this ****."
DEM DAM KEYIDS @ MY SPACE MUSIC

459 days ago
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Me    

Stupid Rihanna. Did she actually think that because the great and almighty Rihanna didn't want her former accountants to depose mama, a judge was going to tolerate that? Silly girl.

459 days ago
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Flying Blind    

22%, even the mafia is going, "babe really".

459 days ago
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DaveT    

Remember when you could slap a woman back on a TV show? Before feminists bullied networks/advertisers through boycott threats to only show scenes of women slapping men...without getting smacked back?
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"Sam and Diane Slap Back and Forth - End of Season 2 "
@ Youtube
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That was reality, reminding young women there are consequences to hitting men.
Now they only teach young women a lie, that they won't get hit back...until they try it out in the real world, and get smacked back.
Feminism: Teaching young women how to get hurt

459 days ago
7.

o rly    

Rihanna has no talent.
Rihanna is a disgrace to Barbados.

459 days ago
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SteepSlider    

Soon to be forgotten for her signing
Soon to follow in the footsteps of the ever popular Lindsay Lohan, perpetuated by following her fabulous BF

459 days ago
9.

su    

she hasn't been beaten to death yet??

459 days ago
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QueenB    

HOPE she goes BROKE.

459 days ago
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ray    

Stupid b!tch, of course they are cgoing to depose momma, she was a party to the contract. No clue who her attorney is, but he should be fired for actually filing the motion to exclude momma. I'm not an atty. but even I KNOW that it would FAIL. We've seen so really STUPID court filings from these idiots, but this is one of the WORST.

459 days ago
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Texas-Writer    

Sounds like momma knows stuff Riri doesn't want told, and momma isn't willing to lie for her. Time to grow up Riri

459 days ago
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Anonymous    

She is such an entitled bitch.

459 days ago
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Killmonokill    

How do you get signed by jay-z and not put your money where he puts his obviously jay-z got a handle on his money sitch lol

459 days ago
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Spicy mag    

She actually gives someone 20% to manage her money? I'll do it for 0.005% of what she pulls in.

459 days ago
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