The lady that was the motivation for Jennifer Lopez‘s personality in “Hustlers” is taking legal action against the manufacturing firm, declaring they utilized her similarity as well as her tale without consent, as well as they maligned her at the same time.
Samatha Barbash declares in her fit, manufacturers approached her to obtain her authorization for the flick as well as she transformed a thumbs down on them. Despite the denial, the flick was created with J Lo playing a personality certainly based upon her. We damaged a tale back in Sept. that Barbash was pissed that she got a lowball deal from manufacturers.
Barbash states the personality in the flick is depicted as “using and manufacturing illegal substances in her home where she lived with her child.” She states it’s not true as well as offending.
She’s demanding $40 million — $20 mil in countervailing problems as well as $20 mil in punitives. She additionally desires an order calling for manufacturers to hand over all duplicates of the flick.
Barbash is not taking legal action against J Lo directly however is suing her manufacturing firm — Nuyorican Productions.