Lady Gaga threatens to sue over 'Baby Gaga' human breast milk ice cream
Lady Gaga wants the makers of "Baby Gaga" ice cream to stop using her name.
March 4th, 2011
08:00 PM ET

Lady Gaga threatens to sue over 'Baby Gaga' human breast milk ice cream

Lady Gaga has threatened to sue the makers of an ice cream made from human breast milk if they don't stop selling the product under the name "Baby Gaga."

News of the flavor's sale in a London sweets shop by a waitress dressed like Lady Gaga raised eyebrows worldwide and led to its confiscation after the Westminister City Council deemed it unfit for human consumption.

That hasn't stopped the meat-wearing entertainer from accusing Covent Garden's Icecreamists of riding her "coattails" to promote a "deliberately provocative" product that many consider "nausea-inducing," according to legal documents filed on her behalf.

In using her name and her image, Gaga - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - accuses the shop of misleading the public into believing she endorses the concoction of breast milk, vanilla pods and lemon zest.

"The references you are making to Lady Gaga are thus clearly deliberate and intended to take advantage of her reputation and good will," the document states.

Furthermore, "associating the Lady Gaga mark with a food product which may be unsafe for human consumption (owing to the risk of it carrying such viruses as hepatitis) is also highly detrimental" to her brand, according to the document.

Gaga demands that Icecreamists change the name of the ice cream to something that is not "aurally, visually or conceptually similar" to Lady Gaga and to remove all references to Baby Gaga from their website and marketing materials or face an injunction and further legal proceedings.

The owner of Icecreamists, Matt O'Connor, said he intends to fight the allegations, which he calls "preposterous and outrageous."

He also said he plans to continue selling the breast milk ice cream under the name Baby Gaga if he gets the ice cream back from the council.

"We think this is very unnecessary, the whole thing will be over by next week, but we are prepared to fight this in court," he said.

soundoff (282 Responses)
  1. chuckly

    In icecream? NO WAY.
    I prefer it strait from the tap!!!

    March 4, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. person

    she has a case

    March 4, 2011 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • KING Kardashian

      @person yeah she does A NUT CASE that is

      March 4, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  3. dashing88

    Not to mention her figure is bleh. I never really listen to her crappy music anyways.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:09 pm | Report abuse |
  4. dashing88

    sorry for another post, however she does kind of have a case, but I hope she loses. She is rich enough as it is now she is going to go throwing her reputation around like it's great or something. I wonder how much her ugly dresses cost...

    March 4, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Terry P

    Oh poleese – you want publicity – dress like a freak – and this bothers you? Get a life......

    March 4, 2011 at 10:15 pm | Report abuse |
  6. ijreilly

    Lady Gaga is a barely talented unartistic media wh0re. She uses phony gimmicks to make a splash and rolls out some pre-fabricated studio song every once awhile to stay relevant. Selling records and being an artist are two completely different things. She's a grimey slimeball of an indivdual who will no doubt be rememebered more for her shallow and scripted "fashion" antics than the cheap dime store music her record label relases with her name slapped all over it. People might think I hold this opinion because of her affiliation with the LGBT community when in actuality, I couldn't care less. I have this opinion because she is nothing more than a marketing strategy to sell more records for a company. She is as fake as the day is long. AND yes, I'm being gentle with her.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • person

      honestly, shes smart. it doesn't matter what anyone has against her (even me) the fact is she is amazing at marketing herself, her clothesline, and her music. and as far as the "she isn't talented blah blah her music is studio created", well I hate to break your bubble but ALL music is studio mastered or it would sound like crap. she's successful at her job, can you say that you could do the same thing that she does?!?!?! because it takes more work then most people on this idiot ridden forum could even imagine.

      March 4, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  7. wow

    Well maybe I should start selling creamer for coffee from my sper@ 8===> lol

    March 4, 2011 at 10:32 pm | Report abuse |
  8. wow

    Studies show sperm reduces breast cancer by 25% sallow up ladies 8===>

    March 4, 2011 at 10:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • ALBMD

      and may increase cervical cancer! awesome

      March 4, 2011 at 11:18 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Vince

    Are people in the UK crazy??? You don't do stupid stuff like that, and use a person's image and characterization to pull off an insane marketing campaign. Whoever this director or owner is of ICECREAMISTS, he's insane!!! Kick him out of your company before you lose everything!

    March 4, 2011 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  10. oh please

    lady gaga is a loser
    SHE TOOK gaga from FREDDY MERCURY
    SHE is the one who should be sued for stealing a term created by Queens front man, Radio GAGA!.....loser.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:40 pm | Report abuse |
  11. SJ

    This is ridiculous. The next time I play that connectix game with her song on it I'm going to moon the camera! Maybe she should sell her own breast milk for 1 million bucks. I bet someone would buy it. 😉

    March 4, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  12. musclecar61

    Lady Gaga does her own thing and I dont blame her for one minute. The maker of this product used her picture and name with out her permission. Dont take her lightly she is a very intelligent woman and not afraid to say what's on her mind.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  13. davep

    you guys need to get a life just like lady crap.....Lady crap is not exceedingly more talented in many way!This man just need a make over.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  14. davep

    Hello everyone
    you guys need to get a life just like lady crap.....Lady crap is not exceedingly more talented in many way!This man just need a make over.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  15. ranger

    too bad she's a freak and noone cares what she thinks...

    March 4, 2011 at 10:47 pm | Report abuse |
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