Rihanna Sues Her Father Over Use of Fenty Name
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Rihanna and her father are entangled in a legal battle.
The singer, born Robyn Fenty, is suing her father Ronald Fenty over the exploitation of her brand name.
According to documents obtained by The Blast, Rihanna filed a suit against Ronald Fenty and a company called Fenty Entertainment. She claims her father and a man named Moses Perkins, launched an entertainment company and have been soliciting business falsely acting as her agents.
The lawsuit states the singer’s father and his business partner made erroneous bookings including a $15 million tour in Latin America, two concerts at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for $400,000.
She also alleges Ronald Fenty falsely claimed to run the business offers by Rihanna’s label, Roc Nation.
The documents state Rihanna is not involved with the company and, “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had, authority to act on Rihanna’s behalf.”
With the lawsuit, Rihanna is asking for an injunction against her father and unspecified damages.
Source: The Blast