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Photographer Sues Bruno Mars for Sharing a Childhood Photo of Himself on Social Media

By November 27, 2017Current News

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[by Dunja Djudjic]

Most of us have posted childhood photos of ourselves on social networks. However, singer Bruno Mars is facing a lawsuit for doing it. Photographer Catherine McGann is reportedly suing the singer for posting the photo of himself, which she took back in 1989.

The photo in question shows Bruno Mars being the world’s youngest Elvis impersonator. He was only four years old at the time, and he shared the photo as a part of the “Way Back Wednesday” craze. He posted it on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and it reached over 1.2 million likes on Instagram only.

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