Latest Alfonso Ribeiro News

Actor drops 'Carlton Dance' suit against video game maker

Mar. 7, 2019 11:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game "Fortnite" over its use of the "Carlton" dance he did on the show. Ribeiro's lawyers filed documents Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles saying he's voluntarily dismissing...

Basketball players sue 'Fortnite' game makers over dance

Feb. 26, 2019 11:39 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized online. The federal lawsuit, filed Monday in Maryland, accuses Epic Games Inc. of unfairly profiting from the...

Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he can't copyright 'Carlton' moves

Feb. 14, 2019 8:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has been denied a copyright for the "Carlton" dance, which he's suing two videogame makers over. The denial from the U.S. Copyright Office was revealed Wednesday in a motion to dismiss Ribeiro's lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, the...

'Fortnite' maker asks judge to toss rapper's dance lawsuit

Feb. 12, 2019 5:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The makers of "Fortnite" have asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from a rapper who says the video game is illegally using a dance he created. Epic Games filed the motion Monday to dismiss the lawsuit filed in December by 2 Milly, a Brooklyn-based rapper whose real name is...

BlocBoy JB sues video game 'Fortnite' over 'Shoot' dance

Jan. 23, 2019 7:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper BlocBoy JB has become the latest to sue "Fortnite," saying the popular video game is using his "Shoot" dance without permission or compensation. The Memphis, Tennessee-based rapper, real name James Baker, filed a lawsuit against "Fortnite" maker Epic Games in federal court...