Kanye West is sued for $1m by staff at his live opera

Kanye West is being sued for $1million by workers at his live opera show, Kanye West Nebuchadnezzar Opera.

The musician, 43, is reportedly being accused of owing staff 'unpaid wages' and of 'failing to pay minimum wage and overtime'.

Kanye debuted his opera at the Bowl last year, and the bizarre 50-minute show was deemed to be a 'money grab' with Kanye only appearing on stage for the climactic photocall. 

'Employees were not timely paid for their work or not paid at all': Kanye West is being sued for $1m by aggrieved staff at his live opera following the $20m Sunday Service lawsuit

'Employees were not timely paid for their work or not paid at all': Kanye West is being sued for $1m by aggrieved staff at his live opera following the $20m Sunday Service lawsuit 

The Blast claims court documents reveal a hair assistant who worked on the opera is owed 'unpaid wages, continuing wages, damages, civil penalties, statutory penalties and attorney's fees and costs'.

She added that 'her day rate was paid late, along with other fees - and that they were charged for getting their checks.'

The site adds that workers are 'seeking at least $1 million for what they believe to be issues with how they were treated.

Working hard: In August, a company filed a $20million lawsuit against Kanye or failing to pay it for multiple services

Working hard: In August, a company filed a $20million lawsuit against Kanye or failing to pay it for multiple services

Documents state: 'Defendants oversaw, controlled and ran the production, and the aggrieved employees worked many hours on the production and were not timely paid for their work, or paid at all. 

Kanye and his team are yet to respond to the rumours but he may have a lot on his mind after being forced to abandon his presidential hopes and admit defeat in the 2020 election. 

MailOnline has contacted a spokesperson for Kanye West for comment.  

In August, a company filed a lawsuit against Kanye or failing to pay it for multiple services.

MyChannel Inc. claims in its suit that West got the company's employees to work long hours on his Yeezy brand and his Sunday Service shows while promising to invest tens of millions of dollars

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