The 25-year-old, Sweetener singer, is being sued by professional photographer Robert Barbera.
The photographer is suing Arianna for copyright infringement. Accordingly, he says, Ariana ran photographs on her Instagram page that he captured without licensing.
Additionally, he claims the singer didn’t have his “permission or consent to publish the photographs” on her Instagram page.
The instagram post which has since then been deleted but reveled to Enews in court documents.
The plaintiff is looking for monetary relief; attorney fees and costs, falsifying copyright management, statutory damages up to $25,000 for each violation and punitive damages.
In the photograph, Arianna is seen carrying a see-through bag with ‘Sweetener’. The name of her fourth studio album.
When she had first shared the post in August 2018, she captioned the Instagram post: “Happy Sweetener Day”. The post received three million likes before it was taken off social media.