Rihanna Sues Her Father For Stealing Fenty Brand Name To Launch A Business
Rihanna is taking her own father, Ronald Fenty to court for stealing her Fenty brand name to launch a business for himself.
According to TMZ, Rihanna has sued her father for using their relationship and her brand to launch his own business without her permission.
Rihanna alleges her father, Ronald Fenty, has been using the “Fenty” brand to launch his own talent developmental company called Fenty Entertainment since 2017. She accuses her father of profiting off of the business and the reputation she’s built for his own personal gain.
Rihanna claims her father and his business partner have falsely promoted themselves as her rep and gained millions of dollars in the process. In court documents, she states that her father and his partner tried to book her for 15 shows in Latin America in Dec. 2017 for $15M — even though she never gave them any sort of authorization.
The singer claimed she sent multiple cease and desist letters to her father and his business partner in an attempt to close down their operation, but she said that all of them has been ignored as he continues to profit off of the brand.
Rihanna already trademarked the brand for her numerous ventures, including her Puma collab and her make-up line. She’s asking the judge for an injunction and damages.