Delicia Cordon Sued For “Exploiting” Pic Of Notorious BIG For Her ‘De Cordon’ Clothing Line
She’s currently suing her ex, NFL player LeSean McCoy, for allegedly setting her up to get robbed and beaten in the Georgia home they once shared.
But Delicia Cordon is now facing her own legal trouble from an international photographer, who sued her for using her photo of the Notorious BIG for her clothing line without permission or payment, BOSSIP can reveal.
Dana Ruth Lixenberg sued the model and entrepreneur last month for copyright infringement and violating the integrity of copyright management information after Cordon allegedly used a photo Lixenberg shot of the Notorious BIG for several clothing designs for her online clothing boutique, “De Cordon LLC,” according to the suit, which was obtained by BOSSIP.
Cordon has made an “unauthorized and unlawful” use of the photo of BIG – aka Christopher Wallace – and wants big money for the alleged copyright infringement, the shutterbug’s suit says.
Lixenberg said she shot the photo of the slain rapper and registered it with the U.S. Copyright Office in 2015. But she accused Cordon of lifting the image from the internet and conspiring with others to create and sell clothing using it.
Lixenberg said she sent Cordon a cease and desist letter to try to get her to take down the “numerous illicit goods,” and provide an explanation, but their talks didn’t go anywhere.
The photog wants a judge to force Cordon to immediately stop selling the BIG merch, as well as all of the revenue Cordon made from selling the items, her lawyers fees paid and $150,000 for every time the copyright was violated.
Cordon hadn’t responded to the suit as of March 26.
We’ve reached out to Cordon and “De Cordon LLC” for comment.