Black Eyed Peas v. Pooping Unicorns

BMG is suing the makers of Poopsie Slime Surprise for ripping off "My Humps" with their own song, "My Poops."

Poopsie Slime Surprise comes from MGA, who are responsible for the Bratz line of dolls. According to the lawsuit, "My Poops" plays on one of the dolls when you press a button on its belly, leading both to dance moves and to a less savory movement: the toys "excrete sparkling slime." [...]

"My poops, my poops my poops my poops," the unicorn sings. The lyrics continue, "Whatcha gonna do with all that poop, all that poop," and adds, "I drive my parents crazy, I do it every day."

BMG alleges that Poopsie Slime Surprise has made MGA tens of millions of dollars and that the company ignored cease-and-desist warnings. They are asking for a steaming $10 million in damages.

(This is of course not the first time a wide-eyed shitting unicorn has graced these pages.)

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6 Responses:

  1. Rodger says:

    The most surprising thing about this is that Hasbro has not already glassed the product line and everyone associated with it.

  2. Eric+TF+Bat says:

    (This is of course not the first time a wide-eyed shitting unicorn has graced these pages.)

    "JWZ's blog looks interesting, but I don't have time to make a decision about reading it regularly or not. Give me a single sentence that encapsulates the entire thing and perfectly defines what I'd be getting myself into."

  3. Vincent Janelle says:

    Rave culture lead to this, hasn't it?

  4. Juha Autero says:

    Kids versions of pop songs are so common, I wonder how this could happen. I mean in Finland Smurfs have published 24 CDs.

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