Fox News Anchor Harris Faulkner Files $5 Million Lawsuit Against Hasbro for ‘Harris Faulkner’ Toy Hamster

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Newscaster Harris Faulkner attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street on May 13, 2015 in New York City. PHOTO BY MIKE COPPOLA/GETTY IMAGES; HASBRO TOYS
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 13: Newscaster Harris Faulkner attends A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television hosted by The Paley Center For Media at Cipriani Wall Street on May 13, 2015 in New York City.
PHOTO BY MIKE COPPOLA/GETTY IMAGES; HASBRO TOYS

Fox News weekend anchor Harris Faulkner is suing a toy company because she believe its using her likeness for a hamster.

Faulkner filed a lawsuit in New Jersey against Hasbro Inc. for “creating, manufacturing, and distributing for sale a plastic toy hamster named ‘Harris Faulkner'” as part of its toy line.

The hamster, who is styled in a hat and big eyes, is part of the company’s Pet Plausability line, but Faulkner believes the company is “willfully and wrongfully appropriated Faulkner’s unique and valuable name and distinctive persona for its own financial gain.”

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Source: The Root | YESHA CALLAHAN

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