Bon Jovi sued for billions over lyrics
NEW YORK: Musician Samuel Bartley Steele has sued rocker Jon Bon Jovi for $400 billon claiming the singer borrowed lyrics from his baseball team Boston Red Sox anthem titled Man I really love this team.
Tmz.com reports that Samuel Bartley Steele was the lead singer of a band called The Chelsea City Council and claims Bon Jovi heard the song while campaigning for former US Democratic presidential candidate in Boston in 2004. He adds that Bon Jovi then added the lyrics to his own song I love this town. Bon Jovi’s representatives say they still have not seen the lawsuit.