Billy Ray Cyrus Sued By Former Road Manager
January 13, 2011 at 8:06 AM (PT)
The former road manager of Country artist and TV star BILLY RAY CYRUS and his estranged wife TISH is suing the couple for more than a than a half-million dollars, claiming they fired him because of his age. PAUL A. ABRAHAM is 61 and told the DAVIDSON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT that CYRUS told his half-brother that PAUL was "old and dumb and don't know anything about running a farm."
When not on tour, ABRAHAM worked primarily in TENNESSEE “Singin’ Hills,” where he cut the grass, made repairs and did chores as needed. His responsibilities included the management of all tour, travel, show and family arrangements. He also managed 14 to 17 members of his band, the suit states.
ABRAHAM was fired on MAY 1st and is seeking about $500,000 for his "pain, humiliation, embarrassment and emotional distress," according to the lawsuit.
Check out the full article from THE TENNESSEAN here.