Marvin Gaye’s Children Suing Robin Thicke, Pharrell For “Blurred Lines” Rip-Off
Everybody and their Mommas now know Robin Thicke’s song, “Blurred Lines” after hearing it played on the radio every hour on the hour. So now what you need to know is that Marvin Gaye’s children don’t play that! Marvin’s daughter, Nona Gaye and his son, Frankie Christian Gaye are trying to make Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams cough up what they say is rightfully their Father’s. Anyone with ears can hear the similarities between the “Blurred Lines” and Marvin Gaye’s “GotTo Give It Up,” but Robin and Pharell say that is purely a coincidence and was not intentionally done.
[quote_box_center]Two of Marvin Gaye‘s kids are shooting down Robin Thicke‘s claims that “Blurred Lines” is NOT a rip-off of their father’s music … filing a countersuit that accuses Robin of changing his tune about the origin of the song.
Nona Gaye and Frankie Christian Gaye filed the docs today … pointing to Robin’s interviews with “Billboard” and “GQ” — where he admitted Marvin’s “Got to Give It Up” was one of his fave songs of all time, and he wanted to “make something like that, something with that groove.”
Nona and Frankie’s suit is a response to Robin’s — filed back in August — in which he sought to preemptively get a court to rule ‘Blurred’ was not a carbon copy.
The Gaye kids also cite a clip TMZ shot with Robin after his lawsuit … where Robin denied thinking of Marvin Gaye when he wrote ‘Blurred.'[/quote_box_center]
Marvin’s kids are seeking damages, including profits from the songs — which could easily top millions. What do you think ILOSM family? After hearing “Blurred Lines” do you think Marvin Gaye’s children have a good case on their hands? If so, Robin and Pharrell better get ready to break bread!