Selena Gomez has filed a lawsuit of $ 10 million against a video game on the world of fashion by using your image without your consent.
The game, which is available in the application store of Apple, it’s called “Clothes Forever – Styling Game” and in its promotion are other celebrities like Taylor Swift and Rihanna, because that is about to accompany famous for shopping and claims payments ranging from 99 cents up to 100 dollars.
As he argues Gómez on demand published by the magazine Variety, none of the developers of the application has asked for permission or informed about the use of her image.
In addition, the writing ensures that the artist would never have agreed to participate in a advertising that tries to attract purchases of up to $ 100 in “imaginary things”.
“The defendants never asked, consulted or informed Gomez about the use of any of its rights of publicity in connection with the game,” he says.
“Neither are you, if you asked, Gomez would have consented to such use to the Game, which apparently is based on the obnoxious practice of attract to its users to make in game purchases, with amounts up to $ 99.99 costs imaginaries and new features”, explains the legal team.
The note also argues that the singer “carefully selects all the endorsements and commercial opportunities” in a manner that promotes its objectives and be a role model for young people.
The defendants are a chinese company called Guangzhou Feidong Software Technology, and other british, MutantBox Interactive Limited, acting as a developer and distributor of the application.
This is not the first time that a celebrity takes to the courts for the fraudulent use of his image in false advertising.
For example, the actress and tv host Ellen DeGeneres sued alongside Sandra Bullock more than 100 companies of health products and cosmetics for use without consent your name in alleged false reviews of products.