Court Rejects Tatyana Ali’s Legal Battle Against ‘The Real’

Published: Tuesday 28th Feb 2017 by David

A court has pulled the plug on Tatyana Ali‘s quest to sue the thriving series ‘The Real.’

Full story below…

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In 2016, Ali filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros after she claimed it stole a concept she presented to them to create ‘The Real.’

Her claim is that she pitched a “a unique and innovative format, which featured an eclectic group of engaging female celebrity hosts, each aged within their 20’s and 30’s … designed to pique the interest of the younger side of the mid-life/mid-career female population and featured a variety of contemporary discussion topics in a relaxed and informal setting” to Warner.

She was then told that they had passed on the idea and later discovered that they were to create ‘Real.’

Why her suit was tossed out?

‘Shadow and Act’ reports:

The Los Angeles Superior Court dismissed Ms. Ali’s lawsuit, ruling that the trade secret laws on which she based her claim do not protect ideas (unlike actual trade secrets, which this wasn’t considered), and that she willingly shared her talk show idea with the parties named in her suit.

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  1. MusicLife February 28, 2017

    I’m not that shocked when panel talk shows are a dime a dozen these days. Saying younger and multi ethnic doesn’t make it that much different.

  2. The Wig Snatcher February 28, 2017

    Poor Taty!

  3. Jay Jay February 28, 2017

    Love Tati but her concept is still based off “The View” so it still lacked originality.

    Idk but I would like to see a show like this but with both men and women.

  4. Chasin Time February 28, 2017

    Y’all picked a petty picture 😂

    • Ijs March 1, 2017

      I thought I was the only one who noticed that cropped a certain lady out the pic you can still see her hand lmao

  5. B. C. February 28, 2017

    She actually went on THE REAL as a guest and was smiling all in they face then turn around a sue them.

  6. J February 28, 2017

    She could have saved her time and read up on the law instead of sueing. You can’t protect an “idea”

  7. SMH March 1, 2017

    So they basically split hairs to screw her over. Typical.

  8. WNow at youfr best game way tuesidnz March 2, 2017

    Wow

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