Steven Tyler's Ex-Manager Sues Atty Over $8M 'Idol' Betrayal

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Steven Tyler's former management company on Thursday sued his attorney in California for $8 million, accusing her of sabotaging her client's bid for a more lucrative "American Idol" contract and helping push the Aerosmith frontman to a rival management group.

Kovac Media Group Inc. claims entertainment attorney Dina Lapolt of LaPolt Law PC revealed the management company's negotiating tactics to 'Idol' producers during contract talks at the end of 2011. The alleged betrayal cost Tyler a more lucrative contract — and Kovac Media a juicer commission...
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