The lawsuit against Jennifer Love Hewitt alleging breach of contract reads like a Hollywood treatment.
Hewitt, who stars on CBS’ “Ghost Whisperer,” “plays a young woman with the unique ability to talk to ‘earth bound spirits’ who seek help in ‘resolving unfinished business with the living,”’ it reads. “In real life, however, Love Hewitt is having troubles ‘resolving unfinished business with the living.”’
Handprint Entertainment LLC, Hewitt’s former management firm, claims the 28-year-old actress has reneged on a 2002 oral agreement to pay a 10 percent commission on all deals negotiated during the company’s tenure.
The contract should include earnings from “Ghost Whisperer,” Handprint said in the complaint filed in Superior Court.
Hewitt’s publicist, Sarah Fuller, referred all questions about the case to the actress’ attorney Bob Wallerstein. Wallerstein said the “lawsuit is without merit,” and declined further comment.
Hewitt, star of the slasher flick “I Know What you Did Last Summer,” “knows what she did last season,” the complaint said.
The company is seeking at least $350,000 it says it is owed and any legal costs, according to the complaint.