What is the controversy with Blurred Lines?

What is the controversy with Blurred Lines?

Emily Ratajkowski has accused the singer Robin Thicke of sexually assaulting her on a music video set for the controversial 2013 hit Blurred Lines. The American supermodel, 30, alleges Thicke groped her bare breasts from behind during filming of the song’s video.

When did the song Blurred Lines come out?

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams created a radio hit with 2013’s “Blurred Lines,” a song that has continued to drum up controversy years later.

What is the meaning of Blurred Lines?

Lyrics such as “I hate these blurred lines / I know you want it” and “Do it like it hurt / What, you don’t like work,” are clearly referring to the notion of a man attempting to get the attention of a woman in a club when she doesn’t want him to.

What song did Blurred Lines sound like?

A US federal appeals court has upheld a copyright infringement verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the 2013 hit song Blurred Lines, agreeing with lower courts that the song illegally copied from Marvin Gaye’s Got to Give it Up.

What did Blurred Lines copy?

Pharrell Williams has spoken out against a federal jury’s ruling that his hit song “Blurred Lines” illegally copied from Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”. In 2018, a federal appeals court upheld a controversial copyright infringement verdict against singer Robin Thicke and Williams over the 2013 chart-topper.

Are there two versions of Blurred Lines?

The music video for “Blurred Lines” was directed by Diane Martel. Two versions of the video exist: edited and unrated.

Did Robin Thicke Sue Marvin Gaye?

Members of Gaye’s family sued Thicke and Williams, along with rapper and featured artist on the song, T.I., in 2013 for copyright infringement of Gaye’s 1977 hit song “Got to Give It Up.” In 2015, the Gaye family won their case.