Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Black-ish Creator Sued
The writer and creator of the ABC hit series Black-ish is being sued by his former writing partner for stealing his idea for a sit-com...
According to reports Kenya Barris is being sued by an old college buddy who claims Kenya ripped off his idea for a sitcom about the "Black experience" through the eyes of a "successful, creative, and affluent Black man."
Bryan Barber claims he and Kenya formed a partnership in 2006 and fleshed out script based on Barber's own life experiences including marrying a bi-racial doctor named Rainbow.
Barber is suing for writer and creator credits and at least $1 million.