Scarlett Johansson new band The Singles only put out its first song last week, but another band with the same name has already issued a cease-and-desist order for trademark infringement.
The frontman for the other Singles, Vincent Frederick, claimed that the Avengers star and her fellow band members—Este Haim of the band Haim, Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris and Julia Haltigan—also issued an aggrieved statement.
“I woke up one morning and learned from the news that our band name was literally just taken by someone else as their own,” Frederick wrote in a press release, according toPitchfork. “It’s hard to believe that any musician would do something like that to another band. The Singles has been my life for the past 16 years. We have worked so incredibly hard to make it a success.”
He added that their band has accounts on all major social media sites and sells…
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