Pitbull is under attack from one very determined “Mean Girl.”
Cash-strapped actress Lindsay Lohan has filed suit against the “Toma” rapper for referencing her “Lifetime Membership Card” to the Los Angeles County Jail in his song “Give Me Everything.”
LiLo is livid over the lyric “Hustlers move aside, so I’m tiptoein’, to keep flowin’/ I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan,” which the troubled ex-child star claims includes “unwarranted, unauthorized and unfavorable mention of plaintiff’s name.” According to the suit filed in Lohan’s hometown of Nassau County, New York this week accuses Pit, his label, Sony Records, and the song’s writers Ne-Yo and Afrojack, of using the starlet’s name without compensation.
…The expression “Gurl, have a seat!” springs to mind. But let’s hear them out, shall we?
The song, which is featured on the Cuban-American hip-hopster’s sixth studio album — Planet Pit, caused our Favorite Little Former “Teenage Drama Queen” “great mental anguish and pain,” according to Lindsay’s attorney Stephanie Ovadia. Therefore, Pitbull and Sony need to pony over compensatory damages of “a substantial sum of money to be determined.” Just how much money are we talking about? Apparently, Lohan — who told a California judge last month that she’s so broke she can’t even afford to obtain court-ordered counseling — is demanding all profits from the song as well as all copies of the recording.
If all this sounds familiar, it should. Last year, Lohan launched a legal attack against financial firm E-Trade following the release of a 2010 Super Bowl commercial that referenced a “milkaholic” baby named Lindsay. Lohan and her team of lawyers insisted that the computer-generated character was based on her. The case was eventually settled out of court. And both Lindsay and her
enabler mom Dina raged at actress Gwyneth Paltrow and the writers behind the Emmy-winning series Glee after Paltrow’s character poked fun at Lohan’s legal woes during a guest spot on the series.