Phillip Phillips is laying down the lawsuit!
No, he isn't suing his parents for sticking him with that repetitive moniker!
The winner of American Idol season 11 is suing the producers of the show!
Phillip lodged a petition to sever all ties with 19 Entertainment, who he says have been forcing his career in directions he doesn't like.
He alleges that he is forced to perform for Idol sponsors and lacks creative control to the point he didn't even learn his album's title until it was publicly announced.
In a statement, Phillip recognized that this may seem like biting the hand that feeds. He said: