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A Jury Awards The Family $7.3 Million Dollars In The ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

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The family of the late Marvin Gaye filed a lawsuit against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams after they determined that their 2013 hit song Blurred Lines sounded an awful lot like Gaye's 1977 song Got To Give It Up. Thicke and Williams strongly denied that they stole Gaye's song and decided to defend themselves ...

Marvin Gaye’s Son Does Not Want Lenny Kravitz To Play His Father

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Last week we learned that Lenny Kravitz had been cast as the lead in the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic. I, for one, thought the casting choice was pretty much on point, and a few of you thought the same. There had been so much uproar over Zoe Saldana's casting in the Nina Simone biopic, and I really didn't expect that kind of backlash here. ...

Lenny Kravitz Will Play Marvin Gaye In An Upcoming Biopic

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As y'all know, I'm always excited to hear about upcoming biopics and Hollywood's got another one headed our way. Marvin Gaye now joins Nina Simone, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Marilyn Monroe-- all deceased performers who have biographical films in the works. It's just been confirmed that Lenny Kravitz will play the beloved soul singer, ...