on 09/16/2014 | 12:59
“Blurred Lines” was the hit of the summer of 2013 and reached number one on the charts in many countries. But nearly a year and a half later, scandals overshadowed the chart’s success: the sons of Marvin Gaye, the late soul singer, sued Robin Thicke and songwriters Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris Jr. in April this year because they were suspicious. that there was plagiarism behind “Blurred Lines.” As if that weren’t enough of a problem, a court record has now been released causing even more trouble for Robin Thicke …
In April 2014 the claim was filed that The hit song “Blurred Lines” sung by Robin Thicke is a plagiarism of the 1977 song “Got To Give It Up” by soul singer Marvin Gaye. “The Hollywood Reporter” has published the secret injunction: The verdict says that, apart from the ordinary musical elements, there are no similarities between the composition of “Blurred Lines” and the music of Marvin Gaye. The song by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris Jr. does not infringe on the rights of prosecutors.
Yet another bad news overshadows the success of the summer charts: Robin Thicke has now admitted in court that he had been under the influence of drugs while filming “Blurred Lines.” “I was taking Vicodin and alcohol when I showed up at the study”said the singer, according to the court file now published by “The Hollywood Reporter.” Robin Thicke also withdrew his statement that he had made a significant contribution to the song.Robin Thicke barely participated in the creation of “Blurred Lines”
“I was jealous and wanted some credit for this great success … But the truth is that Pharrell created the rhythm and almost every part of the song.” An honest confession that Robin Thicke revealed to the court. “I was lucky to be in the same room as him.” The singer now has to withdraw his false statements: Due to his problems with drugs and alcohol, he did not have a single sober interview, Robin Thicke apologizes for his lies to the media. Now the purified singer finally wants to clear the table. The excesses of drugs and alcohol that clouded him during his interviews: Is this confession enough to justify Robin Thicke’s lies to the public? We hope that Robin Thicke has learned from his misdeeds and that in the future he will prefer sobriety to drunkenness.
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