Picture Supply: YouTube person Aqua
The thrill round Greta Gerwig’s star-studded live-action “Barbie” film continues to develop. After Warner Bros. unveiled a primary have a look at the movie and its launch date on Twitter on April 27, followers instantly started to take a position what else they might anticipate from the forthcoming film — primarily whether or not or not Aqua’s iconic 1997 tune “Barbie Lady” will seem.
As good as that pairing can be, it appears there are not any plans for that to occur. “The tune won’t be used within the film,” Ulrich Møller-Jørgensen, supervisor of Aqua lead singer Lene Nystrøm, instructed Selection. Møller-Jørgensen did not present additional perception as to why the tune will not be featured within the live-action film, however it might have one thing to do with a previous lawsuit between Mattel, which owns the Barbie model, and MCA Data, which distributed the monitor.
In 1997, Mattel sued MCA Data for trademark infringement following the discharge of “Barbie Lady,” alleging that the tune’s “sexual and denigrating lyrics” tarnish the doll model’s healthful repute. MCA Data later countersued the toy firm for defamation, arguing that their alleged parody tune was underneath the safety of the First Modification. After a nine-month authorized battle, america District Courtroom in California dismissed the case, although Billboard reported that Mattel later appealed the case to no avail.
There should still be some dangerous blood between each events, however hopefully the brand new “Barbie” movie will make up for “Barbie Lady”‘s absence with one other catchy hit. In the event you want a dose of nostalgia, re-listen to the well-known “Barbie Lady” monitor beneath.