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WWE 2K Loses Legal Battle Against Tattoo Artist

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The tattoo artist who created the tattoos on professional wrestler Randy Orton has won a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive for using her work as inspiration for the WWE 2K video games. According to Reuters, tattoo artist Catherine Alexander was awarded $3,750 in damages after her designs were used in WWE 2K16, 2K17, and 2K18 without her consent.

The Verdict

Despite WWE and Take-Two’s the jury’s decision in Alexander’s favor, the judgement established a significant precedent for the protection of tattoo artists’ copyrights. WWE and Take-Two had argued that the artwork was duplicated in fair use.

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The decision establishes an intriguing precedent for developers of sports simulations, who frequently recreate sportsmen with tattoos. While the athletes themselves may provide their permission to be represented in-game, it may now be considered that tattooed artwork on their body needs additional approvals.

The recent hack of WWE 2K’s publisher 2K, which resulted in the sending of phony emails with malware from an actual account, has not been the only source of controversy surrounding WWE 2K. WWE 2K20, which was published with numerous technical faults and caused 2K to discontinue the previously annualized series for a year, was another factor that has negatively impacted the franchise’s reputation in recent years.

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Floyd Mayweather Expresses in Buying an NBA Team

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‘Money’ Mayweather is renowned for his enormous wealth; according to Forbes, he is thought to be worth $285 million. The legendary boxer has stated that he wants to own an NBA club and that he has already made a sizable offer for one.

A Huge Announcement

In recent footage from an unidentified event, Mayweather was seen being interviewed and confirming that he has made a first offer for majority ownership of a team. He did not specify the team in which he had already expressed interest, but he did state that he would be open to either buying an expansion team in Seattle or Las Vegas or examining any current franchises that might be for sale.

Some Top Prospects

In response to the question of whether this was Vegas, he said: “It could be the Vegas franchise, it could be the Seattle franchise, or I could be buying a franchise that’s already up-and-running. The first offer, we offered them a little over $2 billion for majority ownership. Do I have it? Absolutely, absolutely I have it.”

Mayweather reportedly earned $65 million earlier this year after competing in a boxing match in Miami against YouTuber Logan Paul. Indeed a big sum, and we believe we have a good idea of where it might be going soon.

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In Breakthrough Role in Wolf of Wall Street, Margot Robbie Believed No One would Recognize Her

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Robbie is currently one of the most in-demand performers in the industry, almost ten years after the successful movie’s US debut. In a recent interview, actress Margot Robbie stated that she believed no one would take note of her in the pivotal part in The Wolf of Wall Street.

Wasn’t Really Expecting

She has starred in a number of box office hits, but the 32-year-old Australian actress never imagined she would achieve such renown after her triumph on the beloved soap opera Neighbours, which she returned to for the final episode in July. Robbie acknowledged that she didn’t expect anyone would recognize her in The Wolf of Wall Street in an interview with The Mirror.

Some Initial Thoughts

“No one’s going to notice me in this film,” Robbie thought at the time, “It doesn’t matter what I do in this film because they’re going to focus on Leo and I’ll just slip under the radar.” At the age of 22, Robbie had to perform her first-ever nude scene for the movie, which she admits wasn’t the easiest.

The Wolf of Wall Street undoubtedly enjoyed great success, earning enormous sums at the box office. For her performance as Naomi Lapaglia in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, Robbie won the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer. Since then, Robbie’s her career has flourished and she is now one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors.

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The most popular streamer on Twitch, xQc, has lost his position.

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The most popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive streamer on Twitch, Félix “xQc” Lengyel of Canada, has recently lost that title as a consequence of a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition. Currently, Alexandre “gAuLeS” Borba is in charge.

De-crowning moment

On a constantly changing platform prone to huge changes like these, one can only rule supremely so much.

The Brazilian streamer has been active in esports for the past 20 years, which may surprise you. His involvement on the scene has led to agreements with the NBA, Nike, and the Formula 1.

Initially, Borba played Counter-Strike professionally before focusing on leading his own teams, g3nerationX and MIBR.

He took a few years off from his job to pursue a degree in marketing, then returned to esports in 2010. In 2015, he successfully relaunched the g3x brand. Players like Gabriel “NEKIZ” Schenato, Lucas “steel” Lopes, and Vito “kNgV-” Giuseppe have benefited greatly from Borba’s experience and advice.

With his ability and co-streaming from the stadium itself, Borba dominated the coverage of the CS:GO IEM Rio Major last month.

Although the Brazilian streamer has already gone to the top of the most-watched list, Dexerto believes it is improbable that he will do it again. Lengyel streams frequently and plays a variety of games, whereas Borba’s ascent is reliant on occasions like this tournament.

Even his room-cleaning stream, where the audience critiqued the enormity of the filth and the fact that he didn’t know how to do his laundry, attracted tens of thousands of views from viewers.

So, based on that, it appears that Borba might have the upper hand if he flaunts an immaculate home and a mastery of detergent varieties.

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