Both Sides Claim Victory In Eminem Court Case

Both Sides Claim Victory In Eminem Court Case

Tags: Eminem

0
0
Subscribe to Eminem alerts

Controversial rapper Eminem's Manhattan Federal Court case with THE SOURCE magazine neared its conclusion yesterday (16MAR05) with both sides claiming victory.

The STAN star sued for copyright infringement after the hip-hop publication printed lyrics recorded by a then angst-ridden teenage Eminem in which he labelled black girls "dumb".

The 32-year-old's lawyer DONALD DAVID says, "There is nothing left to win. The judge already decided we have the copyright, and he awarded us $131,000 in sanctions. So the case has no purpose anymore."

The Source co-owner DAVID MAYS also left the court in triumphant mood: "They want this withdrawal so they can avoid the public embarrassment of having Eminem on trial in New York."

Mays contends the fate of the lawsuit will be decided next week (21MAR05) when Judge GERARD LYNCH rules whether the case has been withdrawn "with prejudice". The magazine would then be free to publish Eminem's lyrics.

He adds, "We have been vindicated whichever way it goes."

17/03/2005 14:00

Contactmusic
0
0
Subscribe to Eminem alerts
Advertisement

Eminem - Detroit Vs. Everybody (Lyric Video) Video

On 10th November, 2014, Eminem, Trick-Trick, Dej Loaf, Big Sean , Royce Da 5'9" and Danny Brown released the single 'Detroit Vs. Everybody', featured on...

Eminem, Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf & Trick Trick - Detroit Vs. Everybody Video

Eminem teamed up with Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf and Trick Trick to work on the song 'Detroit Vs. Everybody', which...

Advertisement

Eminem - CXVPHER (Behind The Scenes) Video

Go behind the scenes with Eminem and others on the set of the video for 'CXVPHER', featuring a number of artists contributing verses.

Advertisement

Comments