A few weeks ago, Jennifer Lopez was in the mouth of all to reunite with one of his old lovers through Instagram Live for a cause very special.
Now the “Diva of the Bronx” is in the middle of the controversy after receiving a demand on the part of the photographer, new yorker Steve Sands, who accuses the singer for copyright infringement by posting a photo on his profile of Instagram without your permission.
According to court documents obtained by E! News, the paparazzi look for a compensation of US$150,000 “per work infringed”.
The image, in that appears, the performer of “On The Floor” with the curly hair and short, was published on the 22nd of June 2017 and the demand for federal appointment that JLo used the photo to “promote their brand” on that social network, which has more than 119 million followers.
“The defendants are not licensed the photograph of the complainant to its web site, nor the defendants had the permission or consent of the plaintiff to publish the photograph in his site web“reads the document.
The application was filed by the attorney Richard Liebowitz in Manhattan federal court, and shared with E! the case of Steve is a “great example for celebrities who used photos without permission to promote themselves on social networks”.
“The amount of ‘likes’ that you receive the photo along with your number of followers on social networks is a tool to market their publications,” added the defender.
So far, the entrepreneur has not been pronounced in this regard.
It is not the only demand that has been Jennifer by the use of a photograph without the consent of the author. In October of 2019, the singer was sued for an image they published of her fiance Alex Rodriguezin the stories section of Instagram.
According to court documents, submitted by Splash News and Picture Agencythe postcard showed the protagonist of “Hustlers” taken from the hand of his partner while they were a walk in the city of New York.
At the beginning of 2020, the former of Marc Anthony and his production company received a demand of US$40 million for inspiring the character of Ramona in the stripper Samantha Barbash.
According to The Blastthe publication says Barbash, “says that the producers of the film approached her to obtain a form of waiver of consent”, but “refused to sign the consent”.
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