Talk about "Second Hand News." The members of Fleetwood Mac claimed that they have not yet received the claim that their former bandmate Lindsey Buckingham filed against them.
"It is impossible for the gang to comment on a legal complaint they have not seen," a spokesman for Fleetwood Mac said in a statement to Rolling Stone on Thursday, October 11. "It is a fairly standard legal procedure to present the complaint to the parties involved, something that neither Mr. Buckingham nor his legal counsel have done, which makes one wonder what the true motivations are when dealing with Press with a lawyer. complaint to the parties in dispute. "
The guitarist, 69, sued. Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie Y John McVie on Tuesday, October 9, after he was fired from the rock band's tour from 2018 to 2019. Buckingham claimed in court documents obtained by We weekly that "not a single member of the band" called him to tell him he was not in the lineup. He accused them of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of verbal contract and intentional interference with the possible economic advantage.
After filing the lawsuit, Buckingham issued his own statement to Rolling Stone: "Last January, Fleetwood Mac made the decision to continue touring without me. I feel deeply surprised and sad, as this decision ends with the beautiful legacy of 43 years we built together. In the last eight months, our many efforts to reach an agreement have unfortunately been elusive. I look forward to the closing, and I will always be proud of everything we have created and what that legacy represents. "
Buckingham joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975 and left voluntarily in 1987, only to return a decade later. He performed for the last time with the band in January at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony.
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