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Celebrities Behaving Badly: Seun Kuti Curses Out Storm Record Executive Obi Asika on Facebook

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From defamation lawsuits to copyright infringement claims, celebrities are being sued for bad behavior on social media.This new feature on AML documents celebrities behaving badly on social media. The actions may or may not lead to legal liability, however, in most cases, it creates bad publicity. I don’t intend to say much than to just post the actions or behavior at issue. You all can draw your conclusions.

First up is the case below that just occurred within the past 24hours and is generating buzz.

-Uduak

Seun Kuti, musician and son of the late Fela Kuti curses out Storm Record Executive Obi Asika on Facebook.

Seun’s statement to Obi Asika:

The Tweets leading up to Seun’s curses

Obi Asika’s responds to the tweets between Society Hae and Seun Kuti. Both Asika’s artist(s) and Seun Kuti were invited to perform at the just concluded Spinlet SXSW event in March.

Photocredit: Lindaikeji.blogspot.com (Tweeter/Facebook photos)
Ladun Liadi’s blog (Seun Kuti/Obi Asika) photos

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
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