Poppy, the pop star and YouTuber whose mysterious movies have earned her a cult-like following, is being sued for copyright infringement, TMZ reported Tuesday.

Brittany Sheets, aka Mars Argo, is a singer, photographer and video creator who previously collaborated with Poppy’s producer, Titanic Sinclair. She alleges that Titanic stole her concepts and aesthetic and used them to create the Poppy persona.

Mars additionally claims Titanic, whose actual title is Corey Mixter, was abusive and manipulative once they had been in a relationship, and that he stalked her on-line and in particular person after they broke up.

Her 39-page criticism, filed in California, cites a number of particular situations the place Poppy’s movies, outfits, and poses appeared much like Mars Argo’s. She claims Poppy, whose authorized title is Moriah Rose Pereira, is a pure brunette and died her hair blond when she began working with Titanic, a transfer she says was particularly meant to applicable the Mars Argo type.

The criticism additionally mentions these two “Delete Your Fb” movies, the primary by Mars and the second by Poppy:

Of specific curiosity to Poppy fanatics is a reference to a Mars Argo video known as “All people Needs It All,” which was uploaded by a good friend of Titanic’s. The video was precisely three:36 lengthy, and Poppy has used the quantity three:36 in a number of of her movies, main followers to invest there was some connection between Poppy and Mars. Within the lawsuit, Mars claims this was accomplished with out her permission and accuses Titanic of making an attempt to make it seem like Poppy was a continuation of Mars Argo.

Mars is suing for the earnings she claims Poppy and Titanic made utilizing her concepts, plus damages for emotional and monetary hardship stemming from Titanic’s alleged home violence.

H/T TMZ

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