The entertainment industry has never pretended to be a fair place to work. Musicians who pour their hearts and souls into their tunes sometimes make the least amount of money off of their art, and actors can sometimes be paid almost nothing for their work, or be forced to act in a terrible movie because of bad contracts that they signed as an up and comer. This list looks at some of the worst contracts in the entertainment industry, and you’re going likely going to look at pop stars in a whole new light after finding out how broke some of them are.It’s generally assumed that bad music contracts are just what you have to sign to break into the industry. After all, every biopic has a scene where a sleazy industry type tricks an artist into signing away the rights to their most precious creations. And the contracts on this list are so heinous that you’re going to think they were written for a movie, not real life. One of the worst contracts doesn’t even have anything to do with the music industry. It was written up to secure the rights of a super famous comic book character and its details are going to make you so mad that you scream into the night. Get out your stress ball and take a look at the worst contracts in entertainment history.
Kesha's contract dispute is one of the most visible manifestations of an artist's career being sidetracked by something they signed when they were young. The biggest thing that differentiates Kesha's dispute are her claims of years of sexual abuse by Dr. Luke, the producer with whom she's contracted to work.See who else is in a bad situation they can't out of by looking here.