By: Mira Kelley
Blogger - Aspiring Photographer/Writer/Creative Director/Entrepreneur - Social and Legal Enthusiast
It appears that Beyonce's choice to use the voice over clips from late YouTube star Anthony Barre in her 'Formation' music video has upset his family, so much that they are suing the singer for $20 million. However, her legal team isn't having it according to The Hollywood Reporter. Their motion to dismiss insists that Bey's use of the clips were less than 10 seconds, reckoning them fair use. One would think that Barre's family would be honored to see him live on in such a powerful way but they are outraged and claiming copyright infringement.
Anthony Barre (Messy Mya) was shot in killed in New Orleans at the age of 22 in 2010 He was known for his signature phrase "I like that" which is what is being questioned in court. Make sure to stay locked in with Shaystar.com as we bring you updates and more news!