Mo money, mo problems!
They are seeking $250,000.
According to legal docs, the company played "a key role in the resurgence of Howard's career" and gave him "professional, personal and other advice and career guidance."
Although the 47-year-old thespian parted ways with them after he took the Fox role, the management company says he owes them 10% of his salary.
Interesting enough, Authentic hired lawyer Mathew Rosengart, who represented Sean Penn in the defamation lawsuit against Empire co-creator Lee Daniels.
You can't make this drama up!
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