Sunday, 22 July, 2018


TMZ: LeBron James reportedly sued over barbershop sports show

TMZ: LeBron James reportedly sued over barbershop sports show TMZ: LeBron James reportedly sued over barbershop sports show
Noah Ferguson | 17 April, 2018, 14:45

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According to a report by TMZ, James is being sued by a company that says the National Basketball Association star stole their idea to create his show, "The Shop".

When Alabama released its "Bama Cuts" program recently, National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James took issue with it, saying the idea was property of his "Uninterrupted" brand.

According to TMZ Sports, Adventure Enterprises filed a suit saying that they had previously proposed a show called Shop Talk to LeBron.

The lawsuit claims James took Adventure Enterprises out of the equation when he created "The Shop", according to TMZ. They further allege that they talked with LeBron's company about the idea over the course of two years while they refined it and brainstormed ways to pitch it to networks. Then it happened again.

The company is also suing LeBron's business partner, Maverick Carter. LeBron sent the university and the masterminds behind the show a letter asking them to stop all production, claiming it was a blatant rip off of "The Shop".

This new lawsuit comes at virtually the same time that James has been having a public spat with Alabama football coach Nick Saban over a trailer for "Shop Talk", a program featuring Saban and former Crimson Tide-turned Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones.

And now LeBron looks like a big dummy because he's the one who allegedly stole the idea in the first place.

A source close to LeBron and his business manager, Maverick Carter, reportedly told TMZ the lawsuit was "totally frivolous and publicity seeking".

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