An aircraft rental company is suing the rapper and Young Money Entertainment for ‘jet setting around the globe’ without paying
According to an aircraft rental company, Lil Wayne has been flying around the globe for free – and there's only so long you can say "stick this jet on the tab".
Courthouse News reports that Signature Group wants $1million from the rapper and his company Young Money Entertainment for his "jet setting lifestyle" that they allege has not been paid for. In a 14-page lawsuit, Signature Group outlines its disapproval of Lil Wayne's shirking of payment and draws attention to his lavish lifestyle.
"As with many such artists, Mr. Carter appears to enjoy the finer things in life: expensive cars, a mansion in La Gorce Country Club on Miami Beach, and private aircraft travel for himself, his agents, and members of his entourage, to worldwide destinations of his choice," the complaint states.
"Naturally, the enjoyment of such luxuries is not free, and Mr. Carter and his putative Florida limited liability, defendant Young Money, have failed to live up to their obligations and now owe plaintiff, Signature Group, over one million dollars in fees and charges relating to Mr. Carter's jet-setting around the globe on private aircraft leased to him by plaintiff".
The complaint concludes by side-eyeing Lil Wayne's supposed penchant for a free ride: "He can choose to use the proceeds that he earns to live the life of a hip-hop star – but he has to pay his bills just like the rest of us".
It's certainly true that Lil Wayne enjoys travelling via private jet – below is a video of the rapper and his entourage blazing and giving an interview at 30,000 ft high. Naughty Wayne: