2 Chainz Sued by Pablo Escobar Household for $10M Over Restaurant Identify

Pablo Escobar’s household is suing rapper 2 Chainz for at the very least $10 million over his Atlanta restaurant. 2 Chainz has two eating places referred to as Escobar Restaurant and Tapas. Whereas the identify alone would not be that unhealthy, the rapper additionally makes use of the notorious drug lord’s likeness everywhere in the premises and on merchandise, together with menu gadgets just like the Escobar Crab Muffins. Escobar Inc. just isn’t completely satisfied in regards to the restaurant as they declare it violates federal legislation with unauthorized industrial use of the Escobar identify and likeness.

Escobar Inc. reportedly needs the financial injury as a naked minimal, “plus an injunction blocking use of the identify and likeness on the eating places.” It seems like 2 Chainz actually has no alternative within the matter since he didn’t ask for permission earlier than naming two eating places with Pablo Escobar’s identify and likeness for publicity. The rapper has discovered his identify within the headlines fairly a bit these days, and loads of it has been unfavorable press for his two Atlanta eating places.

One of many Escobar Restaurant & Tapas was shut down on the finish of Might after legislation enforcement “seen that the situation was moderately loud, busy, and occupied to be working as a restaurant at the moment of night time.” Photographs from the night time show that there was completely zero social distancing and no masks as friends partook in bottle service whereas sharking a hookah. There was even a protracted line wrapped across the nook to get into the restaurant, which is how legislation enforcement seen that the institution was nonetheless open.

Atlanta was one of many first cities in america to permit companies to reopen. On the time, 2 Chainz was into the concept, however determined to remain closed and feed the homeless as an alternative. When the town began to permit extra folks into eating places, the rapper made the choice to open up once more, however he didn’t comply with any of the advised tips, which is occurring rather a lot everywhere in the nation as folks begin to get used to going out once more. It is unclear what this lawsuit with Pablo Escobar’s household will imply for the eating places after having to shut down earlier this 12 months.

As of this writing, 2 Chainz has been cited twice for violating social distancing tips. Whereas the rapper has but to publicly reply to the Pablo Escobar lawsuit, he has been fairly vocal in regards to the warmth he has been receiving in regards to the eating places remaining open with zero social distancing or masks. He took to social media to say, “Nonetheless reporting Escobar been closed! That was on Sunday! At the moment is Wednesday can ya’ll discover one thing else to report and get off 2 Chainz N*ttz!” We’ll simply have to attend and see how this all pans out with the lawsuit. TMZ was the primary to report on the Escobar’s lawsuit towards 2 Chainz.

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