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Everyone is aware that Rihanna has turned the Fenty name into a lucrative, luxurious brand, recognizable on a global scale. Her father, Ronald Fenty, is also aware of this, and has gone out of his way to also profit off the name and works of his daughter. Back in January, the “Love on the Brain” singer filed a lawsuit against her father on the grounds that his “Fenty Entertainment” business was falsely claiming to be affiliated with the singer back in 2017.
Mr. Fenty rebutted the statement by saying he actually began doing business under the Fenty name back in 2015, long before RiRi had launched her Beauty line in 2017. Her lawyers argued that her father attempted to“trade on Rihanna’s hard-earned success and the recognition and goodwill associated with her Fenty brand of products.”
It doesn’t stop there though. Ronald also had dreams of being a reality TV star. Apparently, he began developing a reality show back in 2015 to further highlight his “career, business activities, personal branding and name recognition in the entertainment industry and as a celebrity.” In so many words, Rihanna claims her daddy has clout chasing tendencies, and this is one of them. For instance, the singer/fashion icon disclosed that when news of the Chris Brown debacle broke, Ronald Fenty went straight to the press without ever actually contacting his daughter to make sure she was okay.
A hearing is set for July 1, 2019, stay tuned for updates.