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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

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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The best way for a celebrity to keep track of their finances is by signing their own checks.

646 days ago


Riri, just go smoke your joint and get your pretty face punched in, just how you like it.

646 days ago


Definition of black hole = RiRi.

646 days ago


"Leave my mama outta dis", says Rhianna. Hiding something RiRi. If you are being truthful then your "mama" cannot hurt your case. Good move by the judge.

646 days ago


Oh, you poor girl. They cost you millions, so now you'll have to wait an entire week longer for the upgrade on your private jet..... :'(

646 days ago


Yeah that might be they might talk to Rihanna's mamma but hey Rihanna had a Manger and his name was Sean Jayz Carter so when they get finished shaking that tree things are going to go right back to Jayz and the other guys in rihanna's path way to fame and fortune.

646 days ago


You spend too much time either getting high or looking like your getting high? How come you didn't know that 22% was a rip off? You got 99 people around you and no one told you this was a rip? I'd like to see you walking down the street and so one out of the blue give you a mic for you to freestyle sing. Can you make this happen?

646 days ago


First the paz came then the lawyers stayed.

646 days ago


I love to read that Rihanna has no talent when she has 12 number 1 Hits and is the biggest Digital Seller , ever. Rih has had Handlers since day one.

645 days ago
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