'Jersey Shore' Star Puts Abercrombie In A Legal Situation

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 4:52 PM EST) -- Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino on Tuesday sued Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. — which recently told media outlets it would pay the reality TV star to stop wearing its clothes — accusing the retailer in Florida federal court of using his image and trademarked catchphrases without permission.

In August, the retailer issued a press release claiming it had offered Sorrentino and the producers of "Jersey Shore," the MTV reality series in which he stars, a “substantial payment” to wear a different clothing brand. In the complaint,...
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