Marvin Gaye's Children Release Statement on "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit

March 19, 2015 3:01 AM

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Marvin Gaye's Children Release Statement on "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit

Recently, a jury ruled that Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I.'s hit song "Blurred Lines" had copied Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up". The jury awarded the Gaye family $7.4 million, and the Gaye family sought an injunction to temporarily prohibit sales of the song. Today, Gaye's children Nona Gaye, Frankie Gaye, and Marvin Gaye III have released a statement about the lawsuit (via Rolling Stone).

After thanking their mother and fans of their father's work for their support, the Gayes wrote the letter in an attempt "to set the record straight on a few misconceptions echoing through some news and social media platforms about our intentions, our plans, and the so-called ‘larger’ ramifications o...

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