Lindsey Buckingham Sues Fleetwood Mac Bandmates Over His Firing

Updated On 12 Oct, 2018 Published On

Lindsey Buckingham, a former 'Fleetwood Mac' lead guitarist and singer, has sued his former bandmates after being fired from their tour, multiple sources have confirmed.

According to court documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court obtained, the musician, 69, alleges his manager informed him in January that the rock band "would proceed with its upcoming and already organized 2018 to 2019 concert tour without him".

He further claims that "not a single member of the band" let him share the news despite the 43-year friendship.

CAPTION: Lindsey Buckingham Sues Fleetwood Mac Bandmates Over His Firing SOURCE: GRAMMY

Lindsey joined the rock band Fleetwood Mac in 1975 and voluntarily left the group in 1987.

He returned to the band in 1997 and continued to perform along with bandmates Stevie Nicks, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood and Christine McVie.

Their final appearance together was in late January of 2018, when they performed at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony.

Lindsey has sued Christine, 75, and John, 72, Fleetwood, 71 and Nicks, 70, for breach of oral contract, breach of fiduciary duty and intentional interference with prospective economic advantage.

The lawsuit filing comes just a day after Lindsey opened up to about his firing from the Grammy-winning band, according to Rolling Stone report.

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