Lindsay Lohan is undoubtedly unhappy about this. On Thursday, her lawsuit against the rapper Pitbull -- which included unspecified damages which surely would have come in handy for the cash-strapped and troubled actress -- was dismissed by the judge in the case.
In 2011, Lohan sued Pitbull for a line in his hit song, "Give Me Everything," which included a somewhat disparaging lyric about her. The song said:
I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan.
That was the extent of his references to Lohan, though -- just one mention.
Lohan claimed the rapper never received permission to use her name, and that therefore he had no right to profit off of it. However, on Thursday, a New York federal judge ruled in favor of Pitbull. He said that Lohan had no justification in suing Pitbull, because the First Amendment protects the song as it is a work of art.
In addition, as noted above, Lindsay Lohan is barely mentioned in the song.
Lohan had also claimed emotional distress due to the mention in the song. In a final wrist slap, the judge also ruled that those allegations were invalid.
Armando Cristian Pérez, 32, is better known by his stage name of Pitbull. He is a rapper, songwriter, and record producer. "Give Me Everything" was released on March 18, 2011 as the second single from his sixth studio album, "Planet Pit."
"Give Me Everything" became Pitbull's first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100. It also became Pitbull's first number one single in the United Kingdom as the main artist.