|  News |  Album Reviews |  Columns |  News Report |  Hall Of Fame |
// Marvel Reveals First Official Photos Of Thanos
// Ice Cube Says an NWA Reunion Is Possible
// 411's WWE Smackdown Report 8.1.14
// Arianny Celeste Instagrams Her Bikini Booty at the Beach
// Watch: Sting, Daniel Bryan and Steve Austin Promote WWE 2K15

//  Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty Review
//  Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye Review
//  Fozzy - Do You Want to Start a War Review
//  La Roux - Trouble In Paradise Review
//  Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls Review
//  Robin Thicke - Paula Review
//  Kanye West
//  Rihanna
//  Nicki Minaj
//  Lil Wayne
//  Lady GaGa

411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » Music » News

Frank Ocean Returns Money From Chipotle Ad After Being Sued For Backing Out
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.11.2014

Frank Ocean has paid back an advance for a deal he backed out of after being sued by Chipotle. As we previously noted, Ocean was sued after he claimed that Chipotle breached their contract by putting their logo at the end of the ad. Billboard has some more details, noting that Ocean's reasons may have made a bit more sense than initially reported.

According to the site, Ocean had agreed to record a song titled "Pure Imagination" for a marketing campaign that was created to "promote local and sustainably-sourced food while warning of the dangers of industrial farming." The ad, in other words, wasn't specifically for Chipotle but they were financing it. Ocean backed out, with a letter from Ocean's legal team noting that "When Frank was asked to participate in this project, Chipotle's representatives told him that the thrust of the campaign was to promote responsible farming. There was no Chipotle reference or logo in the initial presentation, and Chipotle told Frank that was an intentional element of the campaign. Frank was also promised that he'd have the right to approve the master and all advertising."

Ocean has now returned the advance, with a little message. He posted a scan of the check on Tumblr, which includes in the memo the words, "F*** OFF."


10 Hottest Women In the Marvel Universe

Top 10 Defenders Members

Top 7 WWE SummerSlam Main Events

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.