A lawsuit has been filed against Beyonce Knowles-Carter for lifting a short film to create the trailer of her visual album Lemonade.
Mathew Fulks, an independent filmmaker, has claimed that the trailer was copied from a short film titled Palinoia without permission, reports Hollywood Reporter.
He says that a member of Beyonce’s team has acknowledged seeing his work.
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Specifically, the complaint cites nine visual similarities comprising 39 seconds of a 60-second trailer.
Fulks is seeking all the profits attributed to the exploitation of his work including sales of the Lemonade album.
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Here, check out the videos and see if the lawsuit holds ground: