Almost every bride-to-be has been tempted to purchase a “Feyoncé” t-shirt, robe or sweatshirt in honor of her man putting a ring on it, but Queen Bey has a serious problem with retailers who sell merchandise with the tongue-and cheek-monogram.
Reuters reports that the Beyoncé is seeking legal action against a Texas online shop for trademark infringement for using the name that is to close to her own.
A complaint was filed in Manhattan federal court cites that the singer claims the stores merchandise including a mug that says “he put a ring on it” confuses consumers and does irreparable harm to her brand.
Within the lawsuit, Beyoncé’s legal team has requested that all sales cease and they are seeking an undisclosed amount of damages based on “intentional, fraudulent, malicious, willful and wanton” intent.
A lesson shall soon be learned, don’t ever mess with Mrs. Carter’s coins.