EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Katherine Jackson's New Business Partner Sued By Carmen Electra

Jun. 22 2010, Published 9:35 a.m. ET

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Katherine Jackson's new business partner, Howard Mann, the president of the Naked Women's Wrestling League, is being sued by Carmen Electra, has learned exclusively.

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Back in 2007, Electra filed a lawsuit against Mann and his wrestling league for one million dollars.

EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Jackson's New Business Partner Sued By Carmen Electra; Read The Documents

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The sex symbol sued for failure to pay her an agreed upon on fee of $400,000 for four appearances that were to be made by Electra at NWWL events.

Electra stated in court documents, she only received a quarter of her payment.

However, the Baywatch beauty goes on to say that NWWL used her name without her permission or approval.

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According to court documents, Electra's lawyers state, "such unjust enrichment and benefits include... the value of the use Ms. Electra's name, image, likeness, voice, commercial endorsement, and persona misused by Defendants or any of them for their own respective commercial purposes."

Electra is seeking one million dollars in damages.

Mann filed a counter-suit against Electra, but it was dismissed last year.

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Mann and the NWWL were also sued by the law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton for breach of contract because the law firm says they were hired by Mann to assist in the ongoing Carmen Electra case, and the firm was never paid.

The firm claims they are owed more than $350,000.

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The lawsuit against the law firm was ultimately dismissed without prejudice on December 17, 2009.

The next hearing in the Electra lawsuit against Mann is scheduled for a status conference on August 24, 2010.

Mann and Jackson are involved in several business deals including possibly a movie and the newly published book: Never Can Say Goodbye, The Katherine Jackson Archives.



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