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Weird Al Is Suing Sony Music Entertainment

The world's preeminent parodist is suing Sony Music Entertainment for $5 million. Weird Al's normal-sounding lawyer says SME owes him royalty payments, as well as money the company got from lawsuits — always so many lawsuits! — with Napster, Kazaa, and Grokster. The complaint also alleges that a portion of the company's equity stake in YouTube, which they received in exchange for providing the site with content, should also go to Yankovic, whose classic "White & Nerdy" was one of the most-watched at the time. 

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