Rihanna drops lawsuit against her father

In the case of misusing her name to open various businesses, Rihanna has finally dropped the lawsuit against her father a day before the court hearing

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September 10, 2021

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After alleging monetary fraud American pop-star Rihanna has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit against her father. This comes only weeks before they were about to go to court for allegations that, Ronald Fenty used his daughter’s identity to make money without her permission.

On September 7, Rihanna and her company Roraj Trade LLC, and Combermere Entertainment Properties filed a settlement of dismissal of the whole case, according to court filings. The case identified Ronald Fenty and Moses Joktan Perkins, as well as Fenty Entertainment LLC, a California-based organization.

What is it all about?

Rihanna was said to be suing her father and the business partner Moses Joktan Perkins in January 2019 over charges that they deceived people into believing she was involved with his organisation. He allegedly sought to schedule her on an overseas tour without her authorization, including a $15 million tour, she claimed. Rihanna also claimed that her father attempted to trademark the term “Fenty” and use it to open properties, and she sought an injunction against him in court.

On Tuesday, Rihanna filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which was set to go to trial on September 22. The Umbrella singer, who is the richest female musician in the world, and her father, has had a troubled connection with her for a long time, who has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction in the past.

Her various endavours

Rihanna is well-known for her involvement in philanthropic endeavours, business initiatives, and the fashion sector, in addition to her music. She is the founder of the charity, Clara Lionel Foundation, the Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, and the Fenty fashion company, which works under LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Rihanna has the honorary title of Ambassador for Culture and Youth in Barbados.

She was honoured “Humanitarian of the Year” by Harvard Foundation at Harvard University in February 2017. Rihanna has also dabbled in acting, starring in Battleship, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and Ocean’s 8. Former Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson declared February 22 to be Rihanna Day in 2008. Every year, the people of Barbados listen to her songs to commemorate the occasion, and Rihanna occasionally comes to perform.

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