Holy Namesakes, Batman… Rihanna can’t register her own name?

As much as I disagree with most of Rihanna’s frequent shenanigans which (so far) seem to be diminishing as she gets older, I think DC’s lawsuit against her is utterly frivolous, good Gotham, they’re not even the same spelling? Here’s the NY Post’s PageSix website;-

DC Entertainment, the company that owns Batman, has swooped down to block Rihanna from trademarking her real first name – Robyn – saying it’s too similar to the superhero’s trusty sidekick, Robin.

The “Rude Boy” singer doesn’t look a thing like the Boy Wonder – and their names are spelled differently – but DC wants to stop her company from staking a claim to her name, according to a complaint filed in the US Patent and Trademark Office May 11.

The name is "virtually identical" to the crime-fighting comic book character and "consumers are likely to be deceived," DC Comics, a division of Warner Brothers, said in the filing.

The name is “virtually identical” to the crime-fighting comic book character and “consumers are likely to be deceived,” DC Comics, a division of Warner Brothers, said in the filing.

Maybe they’re hoping for an out of court settlement to buy a mass hypnotiser a la Men In Black, so we can forget the “nip” travesty of Clooney & McDonnell?

DC probably smells money as Rihanna just closed a deal with legendary fashion house Dior right, B. Scott?

In the minute clip, Rihanna struts her stuff inside the Palace of Versailles.

As an added bonus, a new Rihanna track titled Only If for a Night soundtracks the stunning ad…

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