Situation Sues Abercrombie Over Months-Old Diss

'Jersey Shore' star says retailer infringed on trademarks
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2011 10:19 AM CST
In a March 9, 2011 photo Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino appears onstage at the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump in New York.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

(Newser) – Remember three months ago, when Abercrombie & Fitch made us all snicker by offering to pay The Situation to not wear its clothes? Well, even if you don’t, The Situation does, and the Jersey Shore star is not happy about it. He filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming the clothing company infringed on his trademarks with what TMZ calls its “bogus advertising ploy.” To be fair, he’s also not happy Abercrombie started selling shirts reading, “The Fitchuation” and “GTL … You Know The Deal.” He wants $4 million in damages. (Read more Jersey Shore stories.)

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