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Monday, March 08, 2010

Showdown With Showtime....

So, it was brought to my attention that there is some bacchanal brewing on Facebook, no less, between a former disgruntled Showtime empolyee and the band Showtime. Check out the following allegations being made by said former employee, that posted to facebook yesterday:

Miss KArima Mckenzie-Thomas of MINX Entertainment built and has been administrating this profile since before the Showtime Trinidad Launch on August 23rd 2009.

She was a "part" of the band, having left in 2008 and being aligned with Kaotic Mas band, and being asked back by Mr. Ricardo Lewis, Mr. Damien Leach, Mr. Leon Bain, and Mr. Godfrey Enile (Band leader) for carnival 2010.

She left the band AGAIN after their launch in August 2009 due to disagreement with the lack of systems in the way the band conducts their affairs, and about a month later, Mr. Godfrey Enile asked her once again to return and provide her services to the band.

Ms. Mckenzie-Thomas made the decision after the fiasco that was Carnival 2010 - masqueraders getting costumes on Carnival Monday, no headpieces for many of them, late food, no breakfast on Tuesday until lunch, spoilt or improperly prepared lunch, bad treatment of her DJs, etc etc, to leave the band, and she was asked to surrender the facebook password and the email address she had created to register the account.

At that point, she invoiced Showtime Trinidad at a rate of $1200 per month for her time, effort, and creativity in administrating this profile from August to mid February 2010.

She had to call Mr. Enile repeatedly and was finally told in a rush on March 01st, that she would not be paid.

Later that week, Ms. Mckenzie-Thomas realised that the Showtime Trinidad people had copied the profile she had built over the months, word for word, picture for picture....every full stop, slash, and smiley face.

During that week also, her DJs began calling her to complain that they were seeking to get their payment as agreed, and were being given a run around.

At THAT point, the facebook campaign began, to embarass Showtime Trinidad into standing their debts.

Approximately 5 minutes ago, Mr. Godfrey Enile called Ms. Mckenzie-Thomas' phone, she did not answer. He left a message saying that he is "thinking Lawyer", because he is getting fed up.

Fed up of WHAT EXACTLY Mr.Enile???

You and your people thought that you could treat me and the MINX Entertainment family anyway you wanted, treat the masqueraders any way you wanted and WHAT???? Get away scotch free??

Unfortunately for you and your organisation Mr. Enile, I have been down this road one too many times, and you are the straw that broke the camel's back.

I WILL NOT roll over!!!!

Waste a lawyer's time!!! PLEASE...BE MY GUEST!!!

KArima Mckenzie-Thomas

Founder and Director of MINX Entertainment

For more of this drama on Facebook (the comments are priceless) you can visit the Showtime Trinidad Carnival-Band versus ShowTime Mas-Band. It is never nice to see dirty laundry aired in public, however it is quite entertaining!
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