Marvin Gaye’s estate has been on a legal frenzy lately, and they are not stopping anytime soon. After cashing a hefty $7.4 million dollars for suing Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for infringement rights on their “Blurred Lines” track, now they want to include T.I., UMG and Interscope in the mix.
The Hollywood Reporter states that on Tuesday night (Mar. 17), the family filed new lawsuits to include the latter.
Richard Busch, the Gaye’s family attorney, is cemented on the belief that there is no separation between those who distributed the song and those who created it. Meaning that the label could be held responsible as well.
Reports have surfaced stating that since the ruling was announced Pharrell and Robin have plans of appealing the case. Not to mention the family’s recent sentiments on Pharrell’s “Happy” also sounding a bit too similar to Gaye’s “Ain’t That Peculiar.”
Further details of this ongoing feud are still pending. — Richy Rosario
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