Ariana Grande, March 2019 (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Ariana Grande)
Ariana Grande is not facing a lawsuit over her “God is a woman” music video, The Blast stories and Pitchfork can affirm. According to an August 16 submitting in a Nevada federal court docket (obtained by Pitchfork), the events reached a decision. Pitchfork has reached out to Ariana Grande’s representatives for remark.
Visual artist Vladimir Kush and his Kush Fine Arts Las Vegas, Inc. filed the lawsuit towards Grande in January 2019. In the unique criticism, Kush’s attorneys argued that imagery in Grande’s “God is a woman” music video appropriated and infringed upon his work “The Candle” and “The Candle 2.”
In addition, the go well with named director Dave Meyers and manufacturing firm Freenjoy, Inc. among the many plaintiffs, noting that Freenjoy was additionally concerned with Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All the Stars” music video, which confronted similar copyright infringement claims. That go well with was eventually settled.