Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. are not going to give it up when it comes to that Blurred Lines lawsuit.
Last year, the musicians lost their legal battle against Marvin Gaye's family, who claimed the guys committed copyright infringement with their 2013 hit.
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The late legend's estate won millions of dollars after alleging the songsmiths stole their single from Marvin's Got To Give It Up.
But on Wednesday, the trio officially filed to appeal the verdict! The musicians submitted their opening brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In their legal papers, the performers explained that the verdict, as it stands, could inhibit other artists' creative processes in the future, saying:
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Tameka "Tiny" Harris is setting the record straight!
In a statement to People Magazine, Tameka's rep slammed reports suggesting she and T.I. are headed towards divorce. In fact, the rep concedes this couldn't be farther from the truth.
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Prior to the official statement, stories about the rapper's alleged cheating surfaced online. The reports went on to describe how Tameka intended to be a single parent to their 4-month-old and six other children.
Debunking the salacious rumors, the couple's rep stated:
"Tiny has read so much about her marriage in the past few weeks that it's time to set the record straight and really educate everyone on the facts. Certain blogs have 'reported' that she's going to be a single mom, she's getting a divorce, she has a new residence and everything in between. On behalf of Mrs. Harris, this is the truth – Tameka and TI are good. They love each other and they have a beautiful family with seven amazing children. For them, it will always be family over everything."
Phew! We're glad there's no truth to the tabloid reports!
Stay strong, you two!
[Image via WENN.]
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Khloé Kardashian and Trey Songz are still an item!!
The flames, who were last linked after the reality TV starlet's 32nd birthday bash, were seen partying it up at a Los Angeles strip club Tuesday night!
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While we haven't heard much about the sexy twosome since, multiple eyewitness say they saw the sexy pair walk into Crazy Girls — except they weren't entirely alone.
Rapper T.I. supposedly walked in with them, which must have made for an interesting trio.
Koko obviously didn't take to Snapchat during their outing, but one Twitter user described this threesome's night out:
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This is so sad.
Toya Wright's two brothers Rudy and Josh were reportedly shot to death in New Orleans over the weekend.
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According to reports from TMZ and others, New Orleans police found two men suffering multiple gun shot wounds in a car very early Sunday morning.
The police have not yet officially identified Rudy and Josh to the public, but Toya has — and a few hours ago, she posted to Instagram with the picture of them (above) and a message of shock and sadness (below):
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Now that's how you kick off a tour!
On Wednesday evening, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas launched their highly anticipated Future Now Tour with their first stop at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. Miz Lovato certainly made the opening night EXTRA special by covering Live Your Life with T.I. — oh, and by debuting her new single Body Say for her fans in attendance. AH-Mazing!
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Although, we shouldn't be SO shocked that the 23-year-old performed her new song as an unverified Twitter account for the tour teased the performance earlier in the day (below).
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What on earth was Zonnique Pullins thinking?!
Late Thursday evening, T.I.'s step-daughter was arrested at an Atlanta airport for attempting to pass through security with a concealed weapon. The disappointing news comes just about a month after two people were shot at one of her step-dad's concerts.
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Per court docs via Us Weekly, Z.P. "attempted to go through the TSA checkpoint … while carrying a 380 Ruger semiautomatic pistol." After authorities couldn't locate a permit for the weapon, Ms. Pullins was brought to a local precinct.
Upon arrival at the station, the 20-year-old was promptly arrested and her gun was confiscated. The aspiring singer was then transported to Clayton County Jail and then released on bail.
At this point, T.I. and Zonnique's momma Tameka "Tiny" Harris have kept quiet on the scandal. Considering this has been a horrific month of gun violence, we hope they address Pullins' thoughtless actions.
We'll keep you updated as this case progresses.
[Image via Bauer Griffin Online/Instagram.]
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T.I. is opening up about the sad shooting that rocked his NYC concert on Wednesday.
Shots rang out at Irving Concert Hall, killing one person and injuring three others. Authorities say the shooting took place in the venue's green room, and identified the fallen victim as rapper Troy Ave's bodyguard, Ronald "Banga" McPhatter, who was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Hospital.
30-year-old Troy Ave was among the three people hurt in the incident.
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The No Mediocre rapper hadn't yet hit the stage when the violence started, but now he's offering up his condolences following the scary situation.
On Thursday, Tip took to Instagram to speak out about the terrible tragedy, posting:
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