December 1, 2021

Jay-Z Won’t Have To Cough Up $67 Million In Cologne Lawsuit

Jay-Z is off the hook in his long-running lawsuit involving a soured cologne deal.

On Wednesday, a Manhattan jury cleared Jay-Z of wrongdoing in a lawsuit towards him that has spanned six years. Parlux Fragrances LLC sued Jay-Z and his S. Carter Enterprises, claiming that he did not sustain his finish of their cologne partnership. Parlux alleges that the Roc-A-Fella mogul launched “Gold Jay-Z” via them in 2013 however didn’t promote the perfume, which was a breach of their contract. The corporate mentioned that HOV refused to indicate up for a promotional look at Good Morning America and didn’t approve sure elements wanted to maintain the model alive.

The 51-year-old fired again at Parlux, stating that he fulfilled his contractual obligations. He additionally claimed that it was the perfume firm that posed a menace to his picture. He maintains that he was nonetheless owed royalties from the deal and countersued for $6 million.

Nonetheless, after a three-week jury trial that started on October 18th, neither facet was awarded any cash. Justice Andrew Borrok mentioned that each events did not show their case earlier than excusing them from the courtroom.

Following the decision, the “Blueprint” rapper launched a press release thanking the jury for exhibiting up “during these difficult times.”

Parlux, who was looking for $67 million in damages, is more likely to attraction the decision.