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Shakira Imitator Can't Sue Bar

Shake it and break it? You're on your own, court rules
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2009 12:10 PM CDT
Shakira Imitator Can't Sue Bar
Shakira.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A woman who says she shredded knee ligaments when she fell during a “Shake it Like Shakira” contest can't sue the New York bar that staged the competition. Calico Jack’s Cantina is off the hook after Megan Zacher's lawyer failed to convince a judge the bar “knew or should have known” that the imitation of Shakira’s patented gyrations by nonprofessionals was “dangerous and likely to cause injury,” the New York Post reports.
(Read more Shakira stories.)

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