Paparazzi are reportedly suing Nicki Minaj for posting images of herself at New York Fashion Week to her Instagram page.
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Splash News and Picture Agency has filed a lawsuit against the rapper accusing Minaj of using multiple copyrighted images they took and using them without permission or authorization.
Splash News and Picture Agency claim that they took multiple photos of outside of the Harper's Bazaar Party in New York City in November 2017. They are also claiming that two other images of the rapper in a plaid Burberry outfit in New York taken in August 2018 and several other pictures.
Nicki has posted the images onto her account, which has over 100 million followers and did not ask permission to do so.
"In addition, defendant's unauthorized use is expressly commercial in nature. Minaj uses her Instagram feed for the purpose of promotion—specifically, to promote her business interests, products, and ventures; to promote and sell the products and services of others; to maintain and increase her visibility and desirability as an endorser, actress, model, and entertainment personality; and to promote her persona and celebrity status. In short, every one of Minaj's Instagram posts is fundamentally promoting something to her 91 million followers," the suit reads.