Timbaland Sued By Miami Florist
Super-producer Timbaland will ring in the New Year with a newly processed $11,450 lien against his mansion, courtesy of an ongoing florist bill dispute.
The White Tulip Florist, a company based in Miami Beach, filed legal papers against Timbaland claiming the star purchased $25,850.00 in trees, flowers, and lights from their organization.
According to the company, these goods were to be used for Christmas decorations, and to date the producer has only paid $14,400.00 of the outstanding bill.
As the result, the White Tulip filed and received court-ordered lien on Timbalands Miami mansion.
Although representatives for the producer could not be reached, early reports allege the Timbaland is vehemently denying the florists claim of non-payment.
The Virginia native has requested the company provide a full wholesale cost disclosure of the alleged outstanding goods.
The lawsuit comes as Timbaland works on Shock Value Volume 2, the follow-up to the platinum 2007 original.
The new LP is tentatively set to feature appearances from Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Jordin Sparks, Beyonce, and the Jonas Brothers.
Timbaland has also confirmed a reuniting with former protégé Ginuwine.
Their new work is set to appear on the singers sixth studio album, due out in 2009s first quarter.
The super-producers high-profile work for Madonna, Ashlee Simpson, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, The Pussycat Dolls, Flo Rida, and New Kids on the Block helped make Timbaland one of the music industrys top earners in 2008.
According to Forbes, the producer grossed $22 million for the calendar year.