Ru Paul's Drag Race star, Adore Delano (Daniel Anthony Noriega) is being sued by his management for $180,000 (£133k), reports TMZ.

Noriega was originally suing Producer Entertainment Group after claiming that the company had 'stolen' a large amount of his wages.

TMZ report that Noriega claims to have earned $2.5 million (£1.8 million) over the past three years. However, he says he's only received around $300k (£221k).

He believes that his managers at the company conspired with his record label and others, to 'embezzle' his cash.

Therefore, he sued for $1 million (£738k) in lost wages, and another $2.5 mil (£1.8 million) in punitive damages.

PEG told TMZ that his allegations were "categorically inaccurate in every regard, including [Adore's] income, expenses and PEG's commissions" and insisted that they "would never take actions that are adverse to the careers of our artists".

However, the company has now submitted a counterclaim for $180,000 (£133k). They claim that they are entitled to 20% of Noriega's concert, YouTube and merchandise revenues.

Mel Ramsay

Mel Ramsay is the Senior Journalist at PRETTY52 but has worked at LADbible Group as part of the LADbible editorial team since 2015. She started her career writing obituaries and funeral guides online. Since then, her work has been published in a wide variety of national and local news sites. She is part of the BBC's Generation project and has spoken about young people, politics and mental health on television, radio and online. Contact her - mel.ramsay@pretty52.com

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