Singer Anita Baker Wanted in Detroit for Missing Court Appearance

A contractor's lawsuit alleges the R&B singer failed to pay for work done at her home.

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Anita Baker

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An arrest warrant has been issued for singer Anita Baker, TMZ reports.

According to the gossip website, the "Sweet Love" singer is wanted in Detroit on a bench warrant issued Thursday when she failed to appear in court for a hearing in a legal dispute with a painting and decorating company.

Ray A. Smith Painting and Decorating is suing the singer for $15,000, accusing Baker of failing to pay for work done at her home in Grosse Pointe, Mich., TMZ reports.

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