Martina McBride’s Husband, Blackbird Studio Found Guilty of Retaliation in Unpaid Intern Lawsuit

The case was heard in federal court this week and John McBride and Blackbird Studios were found guilty of retaliation. The jury found liability and overall economic exposure could total close to half a million dollars.

The jury ended up awarding Hanson $100,000 in compensatory damages, $59,000 in back pay and $59,000 in liquidated damages at the Judge’s discretion.