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Marvin Gaye ’ s family has accused Pharrell Williams of perjuring himself in court during the 2015 copyright trial for “ Blurred Lines .” In a motion filed on Friday in California, Gaye ’ s family has taken issue with a November GQ interview Williams did with the producer Rick Rubin.
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Marvin Gaye's family has accused Pharrell Williams of perjuring himself in court during the 2015 copyright trial for "Blurred Lines."
In a motion filed on Friday in California, Gaye's family has taken issue with aWilliams did with the producer Rick Rubin. During their conversation, Williams discussed his music-making process and the idea behind trying to elicit certain feelings for listeners through songs.
"For the most part, what we always try to do was reverse engineer the songs that did something to us emotionally and figure out where the mechanism is in there and, as I said to you before, try to figure out if we can build a building that doesn't look the same but makes you feel the same way," Williams said. "I did that in 'Blurred Lines' and got myself in trouble."
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The " Blurred Lines " trial ended Tuesday when a jury declared that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied a song from Marvin Gaye to create their 2013 hit. Gaye ' s children were awarded nearly .4 million in the verdict.
According to court transcripts from the 2015 trial, Williams said during his deposition, "I did not go in the studio with the intention of making anything to feel like — or to sound like Marvin Gaye."
The motion claims that Williams's new comments from the GQ interview indicate that the producer perjured himself in court. The Gaye family is asking that these new revelations be taken into consideration by the court so that the family can be compensated for "attorneys' fees and costs,".
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Jury finds Pharrell , Thicke copied Marvin Gaye song for Blurred Lines , awards $US7.3 million. Jurors found against singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, but held He painted a less-than-flattering portrait of himself , saying he'd lied repeatedly in interviews and in sworn legal
‘ Blurred Lines ’ Copyright Suit Against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Ends in M Judgment. Legal saga with Marvin Gaye ’ s family concludes with final A judge has entered a nearly million judgment against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in favor of Marvin Gaye ’ s family in the long-running lawsuit
Representatives for Williams did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
But during his GQ interview, Williams was laudatory toward Gaye and said that the copyright trial "hurt" him.
"This was a freak situation that was meant to humble me, to teach me a lesson. And I think that lesson was just be very clear on what my intentions are and to just not assume that everyone understands the difference between rayon and silk," Williams told Rubin. "I made rayon, [Marvin Gaye] made silk."
Watch the interview that's at the heart of the Gaye family's motion above.
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.
R. Kelly To Make Video Appearance In NY Courtroom From Chicago On Bribery Charge .
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