Artist Considers Lawsuit Against Cardi B Over Halloween Costume That Bares Ass

Rapper Cardi B in a red dress with red feathers and a red cape in front of a wall that says

Cardi B. attends the ‘Thierry Mugler: Couturissime’ photocall as part of Paris Fashion Week at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs on September 28, 2021 in Paris, France.Mark Piasecki/WireImage

  • Cardi B dressed up as Marge Simpson in a Thierry Mugler-inspired dress for Halloween on Instagram.

  • Alexsandro Palombo, who created the original art, wants to take legal action against the rapper.

  • Palombo’s attorneys say Cardi B appropriated his work without proper credit.

The contemporary pop artist, known for turning The Simpsons into art, says he can take action against Cardi B by recreating his work in a Halloween Instagram post.

Italian artist aleXsandro Palombo claims Cardi B was not allowed to use his art in his October 31st post.

Cardi B, whose real name is Belcaris Marlenis Almanzar, did not discredit Palombo in her posts, but used photos of his art in a series of photos she posted.

But she did. Nod French designer Thierry MuglerThe designer whose dress inspired Palombo’s work, in her Instagram caption.

Palombo created the artwork Vogue UK 2013wrote in Instagram post He contacted Cardi B but got no response.

Model in black long-sleeved floor-length gown with cut-out buttocks

The model wears a Thierry Mugler dress that inspired Palombo’s work in 1995. This dress was part of Mugler’s autumn-winter ready-to-wear collection.Pierre Beaute/Sigma/Sigma via Getty Images

Palombo’s lawyer, Claudio Volpi, said: told Artnet News Cardi B defied “the most basic rules of copyright and Instagram policy” when she used Palombo’s art without credit.

Volpi told Artnet that after this image was posted on the social media accounts of Cardi B and two of her team members, Palombo contacted them and asked the officials to fix the error and link to his Instagram page. Said he did

If that request is not met, Volpi will send a formal notice and said it could take legal action if Cardi B and her team fail to comply with the request, Volpi told the outlet. .

Cardi B, October won the lawsuit After a man accused the rapper of misappropriating his likeness by using his tattoo on her filthy album art.

Representatives for Cardi B and Palombo did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.

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