Lind­sey Buck­ing­ham sues Fleetwood Mac for kick­ing him out

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - KICKOFF | FROM THE FRONT PAGE -

LOS AN­GE­LES — Lind­sey Buck­ing­ham is su­ing Fleetwood Mac for kick­ing him off the band’s new tour.

In the suit, the Hol­ly­wood Re­porter says the gui­tarist and song­writer is seek­ing his share of the tour be­cause he says he still wants and is able to per­form.

The suit names band­mates Mick Fleetwood, Ste­vie Nicks, Chris­tine McVie and John McVie.

Buck­ing­ham claims he was told five days af­ter the group ap­peared at Ra­dio City Mu­sic Hall in Jan­uary that the band would tour with­out him. He says he would have been paid at least $12 mil­lion for his share of the tour pro­ceeds.

The band’s pub­li­cist has not re­sponded to an email seek­ing com­ment.

The more than 50-city tour be­gan Oct. 3, with Mike Camp­bell and Neil Finn re­plac­ing Buck­ing­ham.

Fleetwood Mac band mem­bers, from left, Ste­vie Nicks, John McVie, Chris­tine McVie, Lind­sey Buck­ing­ham and Mick Fleetwood ap­pear at the 2018 Mu­si­Cares Per­son of the Year trib­ute hon­or­ing Fleetwood Mac in New York in Jan­uary.

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