Buckcherry Sued Over 'Crazy Bitch' Video

LA rockers Buckcherry are facing a lawsuit from a 16-year-old girl.

Buckcherry Sued Over 'Crazy Bitch' Video
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LA rockers Buckcherry are facing a lawsuit from a 16-year-old girl, who alleges that the band and their label forced her to perform sexual acts in their video for the song 'Crazy Bitch'. The teenager, who's named as Jane Doe in the civil suit to protect her identity, had responded to a request for video extras on the band's MySpace page in October last year. Upon arriving at the shoot, she was given alcohol to drink and was filmed semi-naked with another woman and pole dancing while topless. She's now filing for $25,000 in damages, but Buckcherry's label Atlantic has stated there was no wrongdoing on their part. The band's manager, Allen Kovac, added: "There was every opportunity for her not to be in that video. For whatever reason, the girl subverted those efforts, and now her mom is trying to blame everyone but her. This woman is now looking at (the band) as a profit opportunity." The girl's lawyer, Douglas Silverstein, told the Los Angeles Times: "For years, the industry has been talking about how online sales and online promotion creates unique opportunities to reach out to fans. Well, that also creates a unique burden to protect minors from online exploitation." The video in question has been removed from the internet since the lawsuit was filed, according to Gigwise.com report.

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    punks-not-dead
    i garuantee the girl had the time of her life til mommy and daddy found out and realized they are a little behind on mortgage payments so why not make some extra cash.
    axethrower13
    i found the viseo in 30 seconds falt, its not removed. anyway, that is retarded that they're getting sued. if she lied they cant be held liable
    sprkidjar
    fireoptic wrote: What a crazy bitch , she had to sign papers and shit, and she lied. Buckcherry should sue her!
    lol
    AllFunkedUp92
    I agree with everyone here. I'm sure she wanted to do the shoot, then mom & dad found out so she changed her story. People sue at the drop of a hat these days so they thought they could get money, and they blamed the band & label instead of taking responsibility for their own actions. It's a shame, Buckcherry are a great band and don't deserve this.
    Past-time
    I can't believe that song is on the radio :p: Me and my family were in the car and its like "you're a bitch but you *f_ck* so good ect ect Mom: :o
    unknownalone
    that is a cool ass song, and yes, it was her own damn fault, she should get a swift kick in the ass for her stupidity
    da_pope
    She had to lie about her age to get in the shoot. It's her fault. And true_bacon Buckcherry puts nudity in there videos cause they don't give a ****. There real rockers and could careless if MTV wants to play there video or not. Plus the song was all over rock radio anyways... I can garuntee you heard atleast once.
    metalupurass42
    They're just trying to make money. I bet they didn't give her alcohol, the only reason she said they did is because it doesn't stay in your system long enough to prove that she didn't have any.
    fireoptic
    What a crazy bitch, she had to sign papers and shit, and she lied. Buckcherry should sue her!
    InSaynePig
    right you are. take responsibility for your own actions, people, its not hard.
    true_bacon22
    ****ing bad grammer Why would you bother making a video with topless chicks if the chances of it getting played are slim to none 1.Ive never even heard of buckberry. 2. The chances of mtv(lol mtv playing videos)or muchmusic playing it over rap and fall out boy are so low.They wont play something with a little nudity anyway becuase tv executives are pussys
    true_bacon22
    Why would you bother makeing a video topless if the chances of anyone seeing it are slim to none 1.ive never even heard of buckberry. and 2 if there nudity no music channel would play it over whatever the hell there playing something with a little nudity tv stations are to pussy.
    FS Guitar
    LordThon wrote: The problem is that she was in the care of the band, and the production crew. No matter what, it's considered child pornography. Assuming any of that even happened. Although, Kovac said nothing against it. So, child porn (technically), AND serving alcohol to minors. Consentual, or not, those are the problems. I do agree that it's still pretty stupid, given her willingness to go.
    it's not pornography. and she probably had to sign a waver agreeing to the terms of the video and its distribution. granted she probably had to be 18 to sign it, but she probably told them she was anyway. no one "forced" her to be in the video. she showed up, lied, got plastered, and naked, and now her parents found out so she's changing the story. there's no reason why she should get $25000 off of this. maybe ban the video, but not $25000.
    imthehitcher
    bsically its the lavels responsablity to know if shes a minor or not AND to make sure she isnt exploited and sign a consention form
    MannishBoy91
    since she is a minor, technically this is like taking a 5 year old little girl who wandered into the studio and giving her alcohol and uh.....ok i'm gonna stop right there.....
    RockMusicFan
    Yeah but she also had a fake ID since you couldn't be a minor to be in this video shoot.
    LordThon
    The problem is that she was in the care of the band, and the production crew. No matter what, it's considered child pornography. Assuming any of that even happened. Although, Kovac said nothing against it. So, child porn (technically), AND serving alcohol to minors. Consentual, or not, those are the problems. I do agree that it's still pretty stupid, given her willingness to go.
    Metallicaman66
    dude, if u go onto allmetallica.com, n do the poll, ull see all of his comments crazy bitch left