Katy Perry Sues Katie Perry

June 16, 2009 By:
Katy Perry Sues Katie Perry

Katy Perry wants to be the only Katy or Katie Perry in the world making money, which is why she's suing Australian designer Katie Perry and asking her to change her name.

Katie Perry from Australia has been in the business of fashion for over two years. That's a whole year longer than anyone knew about Katy Perry the singer. So you can imagine how shocked she was when she got a letter from Perry's lawyers asking her to change her name and drop her business.

Katie says, "I got such a huge shock. It really felt like I was being intimidated and bullied into signing everything away.

"(The letter) asked me to give up the trademark, withdraw sale of my clothes, withdraw any advertising and any websites, and sign that I will not in the future use a similar trademark to Katy Perry. I pretty much burst into tears.

"I love my business. I'm not going to give it away without a fight either. I'm not trying to become a singer. I'm not pretending to be her.
"This is my income. And it's the livelihood of my contractors as well."

Sounds a little extreme on Katy Perry's part. It's not like she's the only K. Perry in the world trying to make a dime. And Katie Perry has been in business way before Katy Perry kissed a girl! Do you think Katy and her people are being unfair? What are your thoughts?