Family Doesn’t Matter: Stars Who Have Fired Their Parents was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. Leighton Meester
The “Gossip Girl” star was worried about her reputation after her mother allegedly said she was going to “hunt down and kill” one of her daughter’s old friends, who then issued a restraining order against the star’s mom.
2. Katherine Heigl
The actresses mom has attracted lots of negative attention by complaining in abusive language about every service she made use of.
Beyoncé Knowles’ dad was her manager for two decades but their relationship was reportedly strained after Matthew Knowles admitted to having an affair with Alexsandra Wright, who gave birth to their child.
On Mother’s Day in 2007, Usher fired Jonetta Patton from her post as manager, supposedly over her opposition to his then-fiancée Tameka Foster.
5. Leann Rimes
In 2000, the then 16-year-old attempted to take over her own career from her manager father Wilbur and sued him for withholding $7 million of her earnings.