Hollywood celebrities are no strangers to lawsuits for one reason or another. Sometimes the stars are dragged into legal battles for their actions away from the limelight and other times they are forced to initiate lawsuits to protect their legal rights as highly recognizable figures in both the media and the general public.
Tara Reid does not mind making a few extra bucks given her stature as a highly recognizable celebrity, but she is not so keen on hot-shot Hollywood producers doing the same thing without her permission. At PlaySlots4RealMoney.com, we report casino news. Specifically, this article discusses the alleged problem Tara Reid 2018 is having with images from a slot machine. If you are looking for pictures of Tara Reid nude or naked, you will not find them here.
Why Is ‘Sharknado’ Filing A Lawsuit Targeting Tara Reid Slot Machine Image?
According to a recent post by Ryan Naumann on the entertainment website www.theblast.com, the Hollywood actress has filed a $100 million-dollar lawsuit against the producers of the movie series ‘Sharknado’ as well as the media company that published the films over her image on a real money casino slot machine.
First of all Tara Reid appears to make several aquations. The First with Asylum Entertainment and the second with SYFY Media Productions. Also, it appears she seeks damages from the companies profiting on using an image. Specifically, she doesn’t seem to like that they use her face in conjunction with the ‘Sharknado’ slots. Moreover, Reid appears in each of the six movies released under the ‘Sharknado’ franchise since 2013. Also, Asylum and published by SYFY Media. appear to produce these films.
Seeks $100 Million In Damages?
She is seeking $100 million in damages and according to court documents filed on Dec. 6, the actress accused the two companies named in this suit of licensing her image for the Sharknado slot machine without her permission. She also accuses both companies of false endorsement and misappropriation of a celebrity likeness.
The main point in Reid’s case is her belief that the defendants did not seek her permission. More specifically, it appears she thinks they use her likeness when granting the license. Theses licenses allegedly are to “manufacturers of slot machines and gambling products. However, the images appear been on beer makers. Having said that, it seems she says they market their product with her likeness. Also, it seems they continue to wrongfully trade and profit therefrom”. This is quoted in this post from the filed court documents.
‘Sharknado’ Makes Millions In Profits Using Tara Reids Photos?
Her contention, based on the appearance in every ‘Sharknado’ movie released over the past five years, is that the defendants made millions in profit through these third-party deals without her consent. She also made note of a clause in her contract that was very specific in stating that her face was not allowed to be used in any ‘Sharknado’ promotional material if it related to tobacco, gambling, hygiene or sexual products.
Along with the $100 million in damages, the lawsuit is also seeking an injunction that would prohibit the continued use of her face on the slot machines as well as any other products mentioned in the original clause. There was no immediate response from either defendant mentioned in the post by Naumann on The Blast.
Have you read the article from www.variety.com. Furthermore, they mention that part of the lawsuit covers her image on Sharknado merchandise. More specifically, it says her image is on beer cans too. Ultimately, this appears to breach an agreement she has with Northern Monk Brewing company.
In copies of contracts filed with the lawsuit, it was reported that Reid received $125,000 to appear in “Sharknado 5” and $175,000 to appear in the sixth and final installment, “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time.”