Turner's lawyers are reportedly seeking to rely on European ‘right of personality' laws

Tina Turner is reportedly seeking to sue a German-based tribute act because she appears too similar to Turner.

Tribute artist, Dorothea ‘Coco’ Fletcher, who is around 50 years’ younger than Turner, has an unofficial tribute act based in Germany called ‘Simply the Best’.

It is reported Turner’s lawyers believe Fletcher’s image in marketing materials is so similar to Turner, it could confuse fans who may believe Turner is involved in the show.  

Media, entertainment and intellectual property lawyers, Collyer Bristow, said the cause is unlikely to keep tribute acts off the UK stage.

Partner, Howard Ricklow, commented: “Tina Turner has turned to her ‘private l...

Suzanne Townley
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