American Apparel used Woody Allen‘s image as a Rabbi, without his permission, for one of their ads.
Allen wasn’t happy about it, as expected.
They settled for a sum or $5 million…which can buy a lot of tween knee highs.
Associated Press reports:
Reading from a statement outside court, Allen said he hoped the outcome “would discourage American Apparel or anyone else from ever trying such a thing again.”
American Apparel president Dov Charney told reporters it wasn’t his decision to settle. The company’s insurance company “controlled the defense” in the case, he said.
“I’m not sorry of expressing myself,” he said.
Speak for yourself, dude.
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