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Robin Thicke ends spat over 'Blurred Lines' with Funkadelic record label bosses

WENN

Robin Thicke has one less legal woe in his ongoing "Blurred Lines" spat - Bridgeport Music bosses are no longer defendants.

The music executives accused Thicke and collaborators Pharrell Williams and T.I. of illegally sampling Funkadelic's "Sexy Ways," but it appears the parties have agreed to settle the dispute.

Thicke filed a pre-emptive lawsuit seeking declaratory relief last August, suggesting threats were being made by the rights holders of Funkadelic's songs.

With Bridgeport bosses out of the picture, Thicke now faces a possible legal battle with Marvin Gaye's children over their claims "Blurred Lines" is too similar to Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."

They also claim Thicke's "Love After War" is too similar to Gaye's "After the Dance."

A mediation session is scheduled for next month, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

18Comments
Mar 28, 2014 12:26PM
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He is what most music is today
They are taking hits and sampling into "Their song"

Zero talent **** clowns 

Send him back with Beiber as a package (They're both HUGE PACKAGES) to Canada
Mar 28, 2014 10:12AM
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lets go Gaye family.  Sue the sunglasses off this tool
Mar 28, 2014 10:04AM
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Shakey Merle.....sorry to hear that doctor kept giving you the **** probe....now you get all shakey with those memories      keep smoking weed and boozing like all you Canadians do....when all else fails let your as* licking dog lick your face....you as*hole douce bag

Mar 28, 2014 10:00AM
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Funkadelic rules as much as Robin Thicke sucks.
Mar 28, 2014 6:18AM
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imitation is the greatest form of flatery
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