HP had a novelty app that allowed users to guess a man’s penis size by entering his foot size, and the app name was ‘Chubby Checker.” The real Chubby Checker is suing HP for “irreparable damage,” Rolling Stone reported on Feb 15.
The “Chubby Checker” penis-sizing app originally sold for 99¢ on the Palm OS, which was “ditched” in 2009 for the upgraded Palm WebOS. When HP acquired Palm in 2010, the company “distanced themselves from the app.”
In a statement issued by HP, the company said:
“The application was not created by HP or Palm. It was removed in September 2012 and is no longer on any Palm or HP hosted website.”
Chubby Checker, whose real name is Ernest Evans, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Florida suing HP for $500 million. Willie Gary, an attorney for “The Twist” singer, cited “irreparable damages” to his client’s reputation and legacy.
Chubby Checker is best known for his version of “The Twist,” which was a number one hit in 1960 and then again in 1962. The “Chubby Checker” penis-sizing app was not as popular. The app was downloaded only 84 times according to Palm archival site House of Palm.
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