Lawsuit over Beyonce music video filming dismissed
FILE - In this March 5, 2010 file photo, singer Beyonce Knowles attends a news conference to unveil the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file) By Charles Sykes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles man who sued Beyonce Knowles claiming a music video shoot "shattered" his privacy has dismissed the case.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge dismissed Philip Markowitz's suit against the Grammy-winning singer on Friday. Court filings show Markowitz sought a dismissal of the case roughly three months after it was filed.
Markowitz had sued the singer, claiming that the all-day shooting of Knowles' video for "Why Don't You Love Me" disrupted his privacy in his Hollywood Hills neighborhood. The suit alleged that Markowitz's driveway was blocked and the video shoot lasted until 11 p.m.
He had been seeking more than $25,000 from Knowles, a liability company and a production coordinator. Court filings did not state whether a settlement had been reached.
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