Tyra Banks is attempting to snatch the wigs of several companies that she says have been using been using her name and likeness to sell hairpieces.
TMZ reports that the model beauty and media maven -- known for her ever changing tresses -- has filed a lawsuit in L.A. county against 10 companies that create wigs. The suit claims that the companies have been using her "name, photograph, image and identity" to market their products. She adds that her trademarks have also been employed in the hair trickery.
To detail just how valuable her trademark is, the suit includes all 11 pages of the star's IMDB profile -- you know, just to drive home Tyra's greatness. The documents also pays homage to her magazine cover girl days, making sure to refer to Banks as a "former supermodel." The suit is requesting an injunction of the sale of the products as well as at least $10 million in damages -- proof that Ms. Banks is more than serious when it comes to matters of the hair.
Treye Green is a reporter for The International Business Times and a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Green has shot, edited and...