ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta nightclub is suing Miami Heat star LeBron James, accusing him of reneging on a promise to make a one-hour appearance later this month.
The Opera nightclub’s complaint filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court says James canceled a March 17 appearance for which he was supposed to be paid $25,000. The suit also names the owners of the rival Gold Room nightclub.
Opera nightclub attorney Yasha Heidari says he hoped to settle the dispute. A hearing has been set for Thursday on Opera’s request to ban James from making other appearances.
A representative for James did not return a call seeking comment.