Rihanna Settles Out of Court With David LaChapelle For Allegedly Copying His Photos in 'S&M' Video

Rihanna's S&M video caused a stir earlier this year for its sadomasochistic imagery and general boundary-pushing scenes. The only problem? The video directly cribbed from several of David LaChapelle's photographs. Oops. LaChapelle filed suit against Rihanna this summer and now, the The Independent reports that the two have reached an out of court settlement. Or, in layman's terms, Rihanna just had to fork over some serious cash.
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Rihanna's S&M video caused a stir earlier this year for its sadomasochistic imagery and general boundary-pushing scenes. The only problem? The video directly cribbed from several of David LaChapelle's photographs. Oops. LaChapelle filed suit against Rihanna this summer and now, the The Independent reports that the two have reached an out of court settlement. Or, in layman's terms, Rihanna just had to fork over some serious cash.
Side by side comparison. Via Perez Hilton

Side by side comparison. Via Perez Hilton

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