First Dibs: M.I.A. Documentary Director Leaks Trailer

Who decided to skip Matthew Knowles’ wedding? Damon Dash faces tax trouble, and Lady Gaga makes legal moves.

  • Steve Loveridge, director of a documentary about M.I.A., has leaked the project’s trailer and quit the film. The clip is no longer available, but the drama surrounding the movie seems to be brewing. Apparently, Loveridge was frustrated with delays in the film’s release. [The Guardian]
  • Matthew Knowles recently tied the knot for a second time, but his famous daughters, Beyonce and Solange, were notably absent. Knowles says the singers had scheduling conflicts and couldn’t make the ceremony. [TMZ]
  • Lady Gaga reportedly is trying to keep certain parts of an ongoing legal battle sealed. One of the pop star’s early collaborators sued an ex-boyfriend of the singer. Gaga says some details of the case are personal in nature and she doesn’t want the information to go public. [NME]
  • A $2.8 million tax lien reportedly has been placed against Damon Dash, co-founder of Roc-a-Fella Records. It looks like the hip hop mogul is being accused of missing payments in 2005 and 2011. [MTV]

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