Cyndi Lauper Agrees To Settle 'Kinky Boots' Copyright Suit

Law360 (August 9, 2019, 11:08 PM EDT) -- Cyndi Lauper has agreed to settle a copyright lawsuit brought by pop singer Benny Mardones, who's claiming Lauper copied lyrics and music from his hit single "Into the Night" for a song in her Broadway musical "Kinky Boots."

Mardones' attorney, Michael Steger, notified a New York federal court of the agreement, which has yet to be finalized, in a brief letter Friday. The letter doesn’t detail the terms of the settlement and counsel for the parties didn't immediately return requests for comment late Friday.

"The parties have agreed on a settlement in principle of this case," Steger said in the letter. "We...

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