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Robin Thicke Offers Marvin Gaye’s Family Six Figure Settlement

August 25, 2013 06:45 AM by Lisa Princ

Robin Thicke is currently involved in a copyright battle with legendary singer Marvin Gaye’s family over Thicke’s smash hit Blurred Lines, as Gaye’s family claims the song plagiarizes Gaye’s hit Got To Give it Up. Now, the Duets judge has offered Gaye’s family a whopping six figure settlement to put an end to the battle, but did they bite?

The drama surrounding Robin Thicke and Blurred Lines never seems to end, especially since Marvin Gaye’s family recently accused the Duets judge of stealing Marvin’s song so to speak. But now, Robin Thicke’s team is trying to avoid a court battle, as Billboard has reported that Thicke’s camp made a lucrative offer to Gaye’s family – a six figure offer! The offer was in hopes that that Gaye’s family would drop the copyright infringement claims, but it looks like it won’t be happening.

Billboard goes on to report that Gaye’s family is rejecting the offer, so it looks like this will be dragged out in court. Thicke’s camp filed a lawsuit requesting that a judge determine that Blurred Lines does not copy any of Gaye’s tunes. Meanwhile, Gaye’s son spoke out and told TMZ recently: “We’re not happy with the way that he went about doing business let alone suing us for something where he clearly got his inspiration from at the least.”

What do you think? Could Robin Thicke be guilty of copyright infringement? Or is Marvin Gaye’s family wrong? We know you have an opinion and we want to hear it. Feel free to share your opinion in the comments section below!

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4 Responses to “Robin Thicke Offers Marvin Gaye’s Family Six Figure Settlement”

  1. Sean Hannity Says:
    August 25th, 2013 at 7:29 am

    Who cares? Its’ nigger jew music and must be eliminated.

  2. jb44 Says:
    August 25th, 2013 at 9:29 am

    I think Robin should let them sue him. The songs do not sound the same.

  3. axel Says:
    August 25th, 2013 at 10:37 am

    Black people being black people again. They all stand with there hands out .They want everything for free. SCUMBAGS !

  4. Tim Says:
    November 19th, 2013 at 11:59 am

    He did copy the song… You can hear it.
    Copyrights are in placed for a reason.

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