Robin Thicke is really just a Marvin Gaye tribute act. A federal jury decided yesterday that his “Blurred Lines” ripped off Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up.” The Gaye family won $7.4 million.
But what about Marvin’s “Trouble Man”? Thicke stole the whole thing and called it “Million Dollar Baby.” He included the line “Luck be a lady tonight” which he ripped from “Guys and Dolls.” Does the guy have an original thought in his head? What’s the explanation for this?
Waiting to hear if the Gaye family will sue over this one, too. Seems like a slam dunk. Listen: