Prince Must Pay $4 Million to Perfume Company

Celebrity Style Sep. 3, 2011 AT 11:31AM
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Stinky situation for the Purple One!

A New York court has recommended Prince pay $3.95 million to a perfume company after he flaked on promotional duties for a fragrance named after one of his albums. A second judge would need to confirm this ruling before the "Let's Go Crazy" singer, 53, forks over the cash.

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According to the Associated Press, Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics licensed Prince's name, likeness and 2006 album title "3121" to market a fragrance called "3121" in 2007. The Grammy winning star reneged on promises to help promote the scent in summer 2007 -- thereby hampering all marketing efforts.

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Prince's lawyer didn't respond to the AP's request for comment, but told the New York Law Journal he will fight the first judge's ruling.

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