Rihanna has another rude boy to deal with, and it's not the kind she likes. High-profile photographer and music video director David LaChapelle has been given the green light to sue the pop singer by a district court in New York. His claim? That Rihanna's controversial video for "S&M" ripped off some of his original photographs.
If LaChapelle wins the case, Rihanna could be forced to pull her video from rotation. Guess for him, a fat licensing fee--not imitation--is the sincerest form of flattery.
(Photo: Melina Matsoukas)