'Carlton' (Ribeiro) files lawsuit against Fortnite for copying dance moves

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BBC News: ''The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing Fortnite's creators Epic Games, accusing them of copying his character's dance moves.

Ribeiro is also suing NBA 2K series creators Take-Two Interactive for using the "Carlton Dance".

The actor claims the companies unfairly profited from his "creative expression, likeness and celebrity".

The dance was made famous by his character Carlton Banks in the hit 1990s sitcom starring Will Smith.

Ribeiro famously performed the moves to Tom Jones' It's Not Unusual, and continues to performs it for fans.''

 

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