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The music mogul signed the boy bands to contracts that favored him.
Sean van der Wilt spent five rocky years with the disgraced music mogul.
Bass said Pearlman had *NSYNC flown to Los Angeles for a celebration. But instead of receiving the million dollars he says they deserved, they only received $10,000.
Underwood told "20/20" that although Pearlman did not have a big part of the contract, he had "ownership of our name that he would hold over" the band.
Jeanne Tanzy Williams, who at one time co-managed the pop group, said the original boys auditioned in Pearlman’s blimp hangar in Kissimmee, Florida.