‘American Idol’ Producer Files Lawsuit Against Season 11 Winner Phillip Phillips

Hollywood Reporter…

  • Back in January 2015, Phillips aimed to escape a management agreement by lodging a bold petition¬†with the California Labor Commissioner asserting that 19 “manipulated” him into accepting jobs and being in violation of California’s Talent Agencies Act, which says only licensed talent agents can procure employment for clients.

There always seems to be a story of Idol winners trying anything to get out of their contracts. That golden ticket wasn’t always so shiny.