Bucs’ Antonio Brown sued, accused of stiffing promoting firm

Bucs receiver Antonio Brown faces an additional civil lawsuit soon after a sports promoting organization accused the Super Bowl 55 winner of not paying out fee on much more than $2 million in earnings.

In a lawsuit submitted Tuesday in Broward County, the organization, KCB Advertising, stated it labored with Brown for many years to help him safe advertising and marketing discounts. They signed an settlement in July 2017 to keep on operating jointly and to solve Brown’s formerly current, undisclosed exceptional stability for fee.

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The Miami Shores-based mostly firm explained it ongoing working with Brown after that offer and helped him protected $2.4 million through “marketing, endorsement, and general public relations opportunities with many third bash suppliers.” Brown — then a member of the Steelers — refused to spend at least some of KCB Marketing’s commissions and terminated the settlement in April 2018, in accordance to the lawsuit.

The firm is searching for a lot more than $100,000 in damages.

This is not the 1st time Brown has been accused of not spending his expenditures. In September 2019, Sports Illustrated reported that he has confronted a 50 %-dozen lawsuits for his alleged “refusal to pay wages to previous assistants and part-time workforce.” That features a superstar chef who reported Brown owed him far more than $38,000 about a Pro Bowl social gathering and a coach who claimed Brown owed him $7,200.

In 2020, a dispute about $4,000 with a moving firm led to his arrest and contributed to his eight-match NFL suspension. According to the Broward County arrest report, Brown harmed the shifting truck and attacked the driver. Brown pleaded no contest to a felony theft charge and misdemeanor costs of battery and criminal mischief from the incident. The driver, Anton Tumanov, sued Brown earlier this thirty day period on grievances of assault and battery.

Brown signed with the Bucs in October and was a contributor in their Tremendous Bowl run. He caught 45 passes for 483 yards and 4 touchdowns through the standard time and caught two much more touchdowns in the course of the playoffs.

He re-signed with the group this offseason on a 1-yr deal well worth up to $6.25 million, with $3.1 million certain.

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