Pseudo-rapper Iggy Azalea has decided not to sue her ex-boyfriend for stealing her hottest tracks after all.
Last September, Azalea, whose birth name is Amethyst Kelly, accused Jefe Wine, whose birth name is Maurice Williams, of stealing songs from her computer while they were dating from 2008-2009, and releasing them as his own last August.
“Defendants have defied Azalea’s demands that they refrain from wrongfully exploiting her name, likeness and copyrighted music by distributing her music without her consent and by using her trademarked name and her likeness to promote themselves and the music they misappropriated,” read the complaint.
According to the complaint, dated Sept. 17, Azalea is asking for a declaration that she owns the rights to the unreleased songs, along with damages.
The complaint makes no specific mention of a sex tape allegedly of Williams and Azalea that was sent to Vivid Entertainment earlier this month. Williams told TMZ that he was not the one to leak the tape, saying his computer was stolen. He also claimed that she had signed an agreement allowing him to “manufacture, sell, distribute and advertise ‘any’ recording embodying visual images.” Iggy’s reps, meanwhile, told TMZ that the alleged tape was possibly shot “without her knowledge or consent,” and may have been while she was underage.
Azalea is having a weird time in general. In May of this year, she was forced to cancel her first major arena tour after ticket sales were underwhelming. Since then, she has been Twitter fighting with superhero fan sites and lip syncing songs on television.
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