Keke Palmer Is Suing Trey Songz for a Disturbing Reason

Yet another scary thing to have on your radar.

Singer/actress Keke Palmer is taking legal action against R&B singer Trey Songz, saying she was a victim of "sexual intimidation" following an unapproved cameo in his video "Pick Up the Phone."

The footage of Palmer used in Songz's video was taken at a private party, where she had no idea it would be aired publicly. "I wasn't in the right mind," Palmer told Larry King during a recent interview. "I had been drinking and eating and it wasn't a professional environment. It was not a place where I'm like, 'I'm in the right mind to decide if this works with my brand, if I like the artist, if I like what the song says.'"

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This is preposterous. How am I in this video Trey? After you found me in a closet HIDING because I was so afraid of anymore conflict. Literally my last option was to hide because you all would not listen when I said I did not want to be in the video the FIRST time. Just cause you give someone food and alcohol and throw in a little sexual intimidation doesn't mean they will buckle. Yet, you still disrespected me as a young women, whom you've known since she was TWELVE. YOU STILL, defied my wishes and in turn showed your lack of respect for a brand that took me fourteen years to build and put me in the video against my wishes. Come on bruh, I clearly said no and you said okay, yet I was being secretly filmed when you told me "let me just show you the idea"?? Wow. This is what I'm referring to in my previous post, this is the sexism and misogyny I refer to because if I was a dude, he wouldn't have even tried me like this. Let this be a lesson to all, I'm not for the bullshit. I'm serious about my business and you will not use my likeness without MY permission. When you in front of a boss you treat them like one, like I treat YOU. NO MEANS NO!!!!!!! People have to listen to women and stop questioning them and their intelligence. Speak up, cause when you look someone in the face and they say "I understand. You don't have to feel pressured to do the video" and they STILL put you in it, it is a violation. It would be great to be able to handle these things privately but why when they aren't respected?

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Palmer allegedly denied use of her image three times, and says the experience was "sexual intimidation" due to the fact that men "use their masculinity, their sexuality to taunt you."

The video has been taken down, but Palmer will pursue legal action.

"It's out and it's over, but, more so, my point isn't to say it's not about this person, this guy, and what he did," she said. "It's the overall idea that you can't just do stuff to people and it's all right, no matter who you are."

Palmer's full interview with Larry King Now airs Wednesday, February 1.

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