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Kandi Burruss Hires Phaedra Parks & Sues Kim Zolciak For Copyright Infringement For “Tardy for the Party!”

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” Kandi Burruss has hired her best-friend Phaedra Parks to file a lawsuit against her former RHOA co-star and friend, Kim Zolciak for copyright fragment for “Tardy for Party,” single (which sold over 102,000 copies).

According to the suit, filed on Tuesday in the US District Court of Georgia, Burruss and co-writer Rodney Richards are seeking “damages for copyright infringement due to defendants,” unauthorized and unlawful licensing, distribution and sale of Plaintiffs’ creative works, and namely a sound recording embodying a performance of a musical composition entitled “Tardy for the Party.”

According to AccessAtlanta, Kandi reveals she was paid a one-time fee of $4000, and “didn’t have an agreement in place concerning royalties, because she handed over the rights to Bravo.

She then added, “I know Kim was new to the music industry so I don’t feel like she was purposely trying to wrong me. I just think she was misinformed.”

However, it’s clear that her agreement with Kim was a verbal agreement, and not a written agreement. So, the question is will she even get anything from this lawsuit?



  1. Anonymous

    March 13, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    isn't the song being used for Kim's new show? I ain't mad at Kandi. She should be getting her money from royalties and licensing fees

  2. Anonymous

    March 13, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Why is Kandi playing to lose? Phaedra is NOT a good attorney. Kandi needs to get a good lawye and stop mixing business with friendship.

  3. Anonymous

    March 13, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Lol I really don't care for Kim so oh well…

  4. Anonymous

    March 13, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    ok, isnt this song old as hell, and why sue now when she couldve been sued her if she had a problem,like wtf. Kandi have a seat, u and Kim cas this that stoopid shit, I dnt like

  5. Anonymous

    March 14, 2013 at 11:50 am

    I was about to say the same thing as up there..why is Kandi wanting so long..she needs to go sit..

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