Ice Cube Files Lawsuit Against Robinhood For Unauthorized Use Of His Image
Written by B87FM on March 31, 2021
Ice Dice is among the many many that are not feeling the free-trading app Robinhood, although his motive could be a bit completely different. In keeping with TMZ, the legendary West Coast rapper filed a lawsuit towards Robinhood who he accuses of utilizing his picture with out authorization. The rapper claims that Robinhood used his picture in an advert that was included in an commercial within the Robinhood Snacks e-newsletter this previous month and did not contact him to make use of the picture.
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Dice mentioned that the corporate used a picture of him from a separate mission that he was engaged on and put it in Robinhood Snacks, together with a blurb about inventory corrections. The commercial additionally performed off of Ice Dice’s “Test Your self” lyrics, studying, “Right your self earlier than your wreck your self.”
The rapper mentioned utilizing his picture and likeness created a false notion that he was related together with his model and endorsed it. He mentioned that nothing might be farther from the reality. Within the lawsuit, it says that the monetary service firm is the “antithesis of all the pieces that Ice Dice stands for.” Moreover, the service is described as “horrible.”
Within the authorized paperwork, Dice prompt that Robinhood solely tried to pull him into their e-newsletter as payback for his enterprise companion Jeff Kwatinetz harsh criticism for them that he is expressed each publicly and within the lawsuit.
No phrase on how a lot Ice Dice is looking for.