December 11, 2016  

Akon Sues Over Konvict Fragrance

April 27, 2010 (6:00 am) GMT
The founder of Konvict Muzik files legal document against Konvict Cosmetics International for selling a scent using the name of his label without his approval.

R&B singer has filed a lawsuit against his former business partners alleging they used his name for a new perfume without permission. The Grammy-nominee and founder of record label Konvict Muzik was recently in talks with fragrance developers to create his own scent, reports the New York Daily News.

But according to documents filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Friday, April 23, the "Smack That" star was stunned when perfume executives formed Konvict Cosmetics International and started selling a scent called Konvict without his approval.

Akon is demanding the company ceases production. Representatives from Konvict Cosmetics had not responded to requests for comment as WENN went to press.

More Akon News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Watch: Louis Tomlinson Performs 'Just Hold On' in Honor of His Late Mother
  2. Jennifer Lawrence Apologizes to Hawaiian People for Joking About Sacred Rocks
  3. Tim Miller Opens Up on Why He Left 'Deadpool 2'
  4. Donald Trump Clarifies 'Apprentice' Rumors, Insists He Will Devote 'Zero Time' to the Show
  5. Tom Holland Enrolled in High School Under Fake Name for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
  6. Kylie Jenner Awkwardly Gets Turned Down When Trying to Carry Tyga's Son King Cairo
  7. Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia Share Adorable 'This Is Us' Family Photos. See Who's Missing
  8. Ryan Reynolds Wants 'Deadpool' / 'Wolverine' Crossover to Happen