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Drake to Jeweler

I Didn't Rip You Off

You Ripped Off King Tut!

2/11/2014 3:55 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Drake claims he's the victim of a pyramid scheme -- and is targeting a prominent jeweler.

TMZ broke the story ... New York jeweler Michael Raphael of Baden Baden, Inc. claims he created a $50K diamond studded platinum owl pendant for Drake ... based on a logo he's been using for years. The jeweler claimed Drizzy then knocked off replicas of the pendant ... thus the lawsuit.

In his legal docs, Drake says the jeweler doesn't own the design -- pharaohs do ... because it's based on an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph -- a symbol that may be more than 5,000 years old.

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Drake says the owl hieroglyph -- a pictographic symbol for the letter 'M' -- can't be copyrighted ... so the jeweler's case is bogus.

Drake wants the jeweler to Tut up ... so he's asking the judge to throw the case out.

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51 COMMENTS

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

My favorite Drake song is Hi My Name Is

203 days ago
2.

boo boo    

ANYTHING can be copyrighted (Candy Crush app copy wrote the word "candy"). Dead Egyptian rulers can not copyright ANYTHING because they are dead.

203 days ago
3.

I am me    

Ha

203 days ago
4.

boo boo    

I see a fat settlement in the future.

203 days ago
5.

hotbitch    

He's a lie. That owl and all the other ones you see practically everywhere represent Molech. It's more illuminati b.s.

203 days ago
6.

She's baaaack    

In the above picture he looks a bit like he's pinching a loaf.

203 days ago
7.

Just Steve    

I laugh at the things the rich argue over, but that's because I just spent 125$ and now I'm broke. Nothing like the normal life

203 days ago
8.

notalawyer    

The 80's just called and your grandmother wants her jewelry back...

203 days ago
9.

Thizz √$    

Get real !

203 days ago
10.

Toilethead    

Typical of (c)rappers to expect to be given everything.

203 days ago
11.

Rush Limbaugh    

I find it funny that Rappers like Drake, who deny being in the Illuminati have the audacity to wear the Illuminati Symbols like the Minerva Owl. I thought people were crazy until I saw it for myself. Weird.

203 days ago
12.

PT    

A sucker and his $50,000 are soon parted.

203 days ago
13.

Hamburglar    

So the the pyramid
Luxor Las Vegas
was up for grabs too?
pay your bills Drake Dipstick

203 days ago
14.

stevie    

If you don't have the ching don't buy the bling
Money can't buy integrity, decency & honesty

203 days ago
15.

Blue Lake    

Drake will lose in court. If he hadn't paid $50k for the same image, he'd have an argument and would win. But he did, ergo it's theft. He's a thief and needs to be smacked down.

203 days ago
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