Rihanna Settles Lawsuit with David LaChapelle

October 13, 2011

By David Walker

Left: An image from Rihanna's video. Right: A David LaChapelle photo.

Pop singer Rihanna has reached an out-of-court settlement agreement with photographer David LaChapelle, who sued her earlier this year for copyright infringement. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. LaChapelle was seeking at least $1 million in damages from Rihanna,  alleging that some scenes from the video for her hit single called “S&M” were rip-offs of sadomasochistic images LaChapelle had...

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