Foxnews.com’s Roger Friedman reports Mariah Carey’s attorney Marshall Grossman has blasted EMI for announcing the $28 million payout of Mariah’s contract without their permission. Grossman said, “This is a blatant violation of the agreement. We are now exploring our options. We are disappointed that EMI would disregard terms of an agreement reached less than 24 hours ago. The joint statement was negotiated over several days. It was unmistakably clear that we would do this together. EMI’s release seems just like a testimonial to Alain Levy (Chairman and CEO of EMI).” EMI claims the announcement was made per SEC guidelines. Read more.