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Pitbull

If Seacrest Didn't Sue Me,

Lindsay Lohan Shouldn't Either!

3/19/2012 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Pitbull is invoking the little known 'Seacrest Defense' in his legal battle with Lindsay Lohan -- claiming in new docs that if Ryan Seacrest didn't sue him for mentioning him in a song ... LiLo shouldn't either!

As TMZ first reported, Lindsay is suing Pitbull (along with Ne-Yo and Afrojack) for namedropping her in the song "Give Me Everything." She claims the lyric –– "I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan" -- caused her "irreparable harm."

In legal docs filed this week in New York, Pitbull responded to the suit and pointed out that he rapped about Seacrest in the same song -- and noted Ryan not only didn't sue, but Pitbull performed the song as part of a New Year's Eve show ... hosted by Seacrest!

Translation -- Seacrest has a sense of humor, Lindsay does not.

Pitbull also cited the lesser known First Amendement in his bid to get the case dismissed. 

A judge has yet to rule.

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61.

Dutchguy    

It is simply illegal to use once name for commercial purposes without authorisation. Lindsay HAS a point. Whether of not Seacrest objects is HIS point. And since when is having a sense of humor become a part of your legal system? Ask your local cop for an answer!

760 days ago
62.

John T.    

This is the only way this slut can make money. She wonders why the people in Hollywood hate her, She's a wahed up has been. Broke too.

760 days ago
63.

andyscandy    

this is a tired non story..its played out..and a sorry attempt to be in the news..she needs to sue her breast for NoN-Support

760 days ago
64.

Superman    

Wouldn't this be a parody? Doesn't SNL name-drop all the time? The difference is that this guy didn't lie about her, but SNL would. Ironic how she supports lying SNL and not this guy who told the truth about her.

760 days ago
65.

susan    

TMZ we all know about this lawsuit and have done since 2011. The only difference now is Pitbull is crying saying "don't sue me Lindsay, Ryan didn't, snivel snivel" what a joke he is.

760 days ago
66.

Nicoleasm    

It's going to be hard to prove the damage caused by pitbulls lyrics from the damage done from her actually being locked up....so I'm sure this will be thrown out. But you have to admit, that's a stupid defense, lol. It's like slapping someone, then saying "well I just slapped someone 5 min earlier and that person was ok with it"...

760 days ago
67.

Horndog    

All hail Pitbull! \w/

760 days ago
68.

Skeptical    

She better start suing every single gossip site in existence then, because all they do is invoke the name of the beast, I mean Linds, for their own profit. Does Michael K. from Dlisted get permission from Lilo and White Oprah every time he completely annihilates them in a post? No? OKAY THEN. Some of you people are walking brain tumors, I swear to god.

760 days ago
69.

andyscandy    

susan: 13 minutes ago
@andyscandy


It IS illegal to use someones name for commercial gain without having first obtained permission. He didn't have permission. Get your facts right for once.
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DUR,DUR,DUR..I tink so..
go choke yourself...show me the site you got that from..
copy and paste anything that says you cant use someones name..your little bit of Knowledge has made you look stupid.

760 days ago
70.

Jon    

You spelt 'Amendment' wrong.

760 days ago
71.

andyscandy    

SHES A BITCH TWUNK..someone send me a Dollar for this post..I want this walking abortion o sue me...Lindsay Sucks

760 days ago
72.

dreamon    

It's called "Fair Use." It's perfectly legal. Look it up.

She's just looking for an out of court settlement to shut her up.

760 days ago
73.

andyscandy    

OH YEA, this is the lawsuit that she lied and stated she lived in New York..this lawsuit doesnt hold "VODKA"..
how much does she owe her Pimp and dealer..to make bs suits

760 days ago
74.

dreamon    

Apparently, it's "Victim Week" at the Lohan household this week.

760 days ago
75.

Jay    

If you so much as sneeze the name Lindsay without her permission and just happen to have money she will sue you. Thats why i dont know why some were in an uproar that the guy she ran over just wanted money or that Dawn Holland just wants money as Lindsay sues people for silly things for money.

760 days ago
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