Fern Britton has claimed her ex-agent continues to be making an attempt to take a lower of her money as she appeared to again her This Morning successor Holly Willoughby.
Fern took to Twitter to counsel that the company she was formally with was making an attempt to assert a share of the longer term money she’d made with out their assist.
She tweeted on May 20: “An ex agent is asking for 10% of any future earnings ….”
She later added: “Ps For clarity, this is NOT my literary agents who are beyond reproach in every way”
Fern, who left This Morning in 2009, was referring to agency YMU Group, who’re mentioned to be caught up in a bitter dispute with Holly over a declare for round £200,000 a year for her newest ITV contract.
Holly left the agency final year, however they’re mentioned to be claiming they’re nonetheless entitled to a lower of her future earnings below a “sunset clause”.
Fern additionally left YMU final year.
A supply near her instructed The Sun : “Like Holly, Fern was shocked that she is expected to hand over large percentages of her deals to an old agency and felt empowered to speak out about it.
“She is supportive of Holly in what she is doing. Holly has been an actual trailblazer within the trade and impressed many to make a stand. It may result in a feminine powerhouse revolution.”
It was reported in February that Holly was dealing with a authorized battle for thousands and thousands with her former agent.
If YMU win, they’re going to proceed to get a lower from all of Holly’s contracts, together with This Morning and Dancing On Ice.
A supply instructed The Sun on the time: “No one wanted this to go legal but Holly won’t simply give away her hard-fought millions without a fight.”
The sundown provisions clause may entitle them to round 15% of any new contract she indicators, so long as she was with them when she initially landed that gig.
So if she signed an ITV take care of £10 million, she’d have to present them £1.5m of it.
Holly’s representatives didn’t want to remark.
The Mirror has additionally Fern’s representatives and YMU for remark.