Lawsuit over Beyonce music video filming dismissed

2010-09-09 07:38

A Los Angeles man who sued Beyonce Knowles claiming a music video shoot “shattered” his privacy has dropped the case.

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge dismissed Philip Markowitz’s suit against the Grammy Award-winning singer on Friday.

Court filings show Markowitz sought a dismissal of the case roughly three months after it was filed.

Markowitz had sued the singer, claiming that the all-day shooting of Knowles’ video for Why Don’t You Love Me disrupted his privacy in his Hollywood Hills neighbourhood.

The suit alleged that Markowitz’s driveway was blocked and the video shoot lasted until 11pm.

He had been seeking more than $25 000 (about R181 000) from Knowles, a liability company and a production co-ordinator.

Court filings did not state whether a settlement had been reached.

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