So one simple lyric from his hit “Give Me Everything” - “I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan” - may cost Pitbull a big chunk of change. That’s right, the lawsuit happy actress is on the attack once again. (If you don’t recall, LiLo went after E-Trade back in 2010 for the their “Milkaholic Lindsay” commercial; later settling with the company out of court).
Lindsay is pissed, claiming in her lawsuit … “the lyrics, by virtue of its wide appeal, condemnation, excoriation, disparaging or defamatory statements by the defendants about the plaintiff are destined to do irreparable harm to the plaintiff.”
Lindsay, who claims in the lawsuit she is “a professional actor of good repute and standing in the Screen Actors Guild, is suing under the New York civil rights laws, which protects people from having their name exploited for commercial purposes.
Lindsay alleges the appearance of her name in the song “causes [Lindsay] to be associated and identified in connection with defendants.”
The suit — filed by Stephanie Ovadia – seeks an injunction to stop all of the defendants from broadcasting the song. It also seeks unspecified damages. Ovadia is the same lawyer who filed the E*TRADE lawsuit on Lindsay’s behalf, which settled for a confidential sum. [SOURCE]
The suit also names collaborators Ne-Yo and Afrojack as defendants.
I used to really like Lindsay Lohan back in her Mean Girl days, but this chick needs a serious reality check. Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time sweetie. If you want people to stop talking about you, stop acting-a-f*cking-fool and get your life together.
Sidenote: Can you imagine if every celebrity used in a hip hop metaphor tried to sue? Actresses like Halle Berry would be pocketing a pretty penny…