The Weeknd Sued For Allegedly Stealing "Starboy" Comic Book From Writer

The Weeknd Sued For Allegedly Stealing "Starboy" Comic Book From Writer

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The Weeknd is a person many skills. Although he broke by means of as an revolutionary R&B singer, he is gone on to enterprise into clothes, philanthropy, and comedian books. Earlier this 12 months, the Toronto singer teamed up with Marvel to create a brand new comedian ebook, “Starboy” which took its title from his album the identical title. However, the Canadian singer is being accused ripping f a comic book ebook author over “Starboy.”

According to TMZ, The Weeknd is dealing with a brand new lawsuit from a comic book ebook author who says the singer lifted his idea for the “Starboy” comedian ebook. Comic ebook author Eymun Talasazan says he created a personality known as “Starboy” in 2015 and was within the course of constructing a “universe” surrounding the character. While it appears as if that might be a mere coincidence, Eymun says that he was in touch with The Weeknd’s camp final 12 months they usually spoke about mixing his character with The Weeknd’s for Eymun’s character’s universe.

It needs to be famous that The Weeknd’s album Starboy had already debuted at primary at this level, and the title observe grew to become an enormous hit.

Despite contact with The Weeknd’s workforce, Eymun says their plans to work collectively by no means got here into fruition, however he did get “Starboy” trademarked in 2017.

Eymun claims The Weeknd’s comedian ebook relies on primarily the identical premise because the one he pitched to the singer’s camp in 2017. The author says he was working with Stan Lee (R.I.P) in 2016 on the comedian ebook.

Eymun is suing The Weeknd for copyright infringement.