16 APR 2020 / Video games
The lawyers of the singer and actress allege that they did use the image without your approval.
The singer and actress Selena Gomez presented a million-dollar lawsuit against the company responsible for the mobile videogame Clothes Forever – Styling Game that allows you to become a “fashionista”.
The lawsuit is directed against the companies Guangzhou Feidong Software Technology Co. and MutantBox Interactive Limitedwho are the makers of this video game that revolves around the objective of selling and acquiring costumes.
In Variety explain that the demand of Gomez is based in an argument is quite direct: the video game uses – without their approval – their physical appearance.
In addition, the argument presents how to evidence the fact that the marketing of the video game makes use of a photo that was used for the cover of the magazine Fare.
The title also includes a component of microtransactions, because the game allows you to use a system of buying diamonds that cost to the players between $1 and $99 dollars. Obviously these serve to unlock items and the lawyers of the celebrity questioned the developers.
To end, the problems for the companies probably will not stay there. The video game it also uses the appearance of Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian as a basis for their characters.
And you probably do not have permission to do this.