Robin Thicke and Pharrell Lose ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism Lawsuit

Robin Thicke (right) in ‘Blurred Lines.’

The wild ride of the “Blurred Lines” plagiarism lawsuit has officially ended with Robin Thicke and Pharrell owing Marvin Gaye’s family $7.3 million — after a jury decided that 2013’s Song of the Summer did indeed borrow too much from Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up.” The whole mess started a year and a half ago, when Thicke and Pharrell filed a preemptive lawsuit against Gaye’s family, which led to the Gayes filing their own lawsuit, which led to a deposition, which led to Thicke’s Afroman Defense, which led to a trial, which led to today’s decision. Go ahead and give them the money, Robin — you know they want it.

Thicke, Pharrell Lose ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit