50 Cent Responds To Rémy Martin Lawsuit By Claiming Company Is Trying To ‘Eliminate’ His Cognac Business + Files Motion For Case To Be Dismissed
50 Cent and his legal team have responded to the lawsuit brought on by cognac brand Rémy Martin.
Back in August, Rémy Martin filed a lawsuit against 50 Cent‘s liquor company–Sire Spirits–and accused him of copying the company’s XO Cognac bottle design. Specifically, Rémy Martin says the bottle design for 50 Cent‘s Branson Cognac–produced by a subsidiary of Sire Spirits–was based off of the XO Cognac design.
However, 50 Cent and his legal team have recently fired back with accusations of their own! The “Candy Shop” rapper’s lawyer–Reena Jain–recently dished on the matter, saying:
“No brand or company has the right to exclude others from making or selling curved bottles for cognac or other alcohol. Nonetheless, Remy Martin is on a mission to eliminate Sire Spirits from the cognac market.”
She continued, accusing Rémy Martin of attempting to “monopolize the cognac market” by trying to remove 50 Cent‘s competing brand:
“Remy Martin’s efforts to monopolize the cognac market and draw spirits into a multi-front legal battle in order to force an exorbitant settlement should not be allowed to continue.”
50 Cent has not publicly spoken on the matter.
This news comes just days after reports began circulating that the rapper filed to dismiss Rémy Martin’s lawsuit.
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