Sues Fortnite and NBA 2K Creators …
for theft of Carlton Dance
12/17/2018 12:35 PM PST
12:35 PM PT – Ribeiro has just filed an identical lawsuit against 2K Games ̵
The former & # 39; Fresh Prince & # 39; star just lamented against Epic Games – the crazy, popular multiplayer game Carlton Banks claimed that the company had the famous dance that totally destroyed its character throughout Series played.
In the documents received from TMZ, Alfonso says that Fortnite has released a new dance that his characters can perform, the "Fresh Emote", which was released on January 2, 2018. .. and it's a copy of what he found on the 90s sitcom.
He also claims to be in the midst of the copyright of the Carlton Dance.
Alfonso lawyer David Hecht of Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price and Hecht LLP says: "It is generally acknowledged that Ribeiro's portrait and intellectual property have been abused by Epic Games in the world's most popular video game, Fortnite."
He continues, "Epic has made record profits with downloadable content in the game, including emotes such as Fresh, but Epic has failed to compensate or allow Mr. Ribeiro to use his likeness and iconic intellectual property ask."  We turned to Epic Games, but they told us they did not comment on ongoing litigation.
Originally Published – 17.12.2014 11:19 PST