The Situation Sues Abercrombie for Infringing on “GTL” Trademark


Jersey Shore character Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and mall store Abercrombie & Fitch have a complicated relationship. Although their audience would seem to be fairly similar — as evidenced by such Abercrombie T-shirts as “The Fitchuation” and “GTL… You Know the Deal” — back in August Abercrombie offered to pay The Situation to stop wearing their clothes. Sorrentino, in perhaps his first recorded reasonable response to anything, dismissed the move as a publicity stunt — but apparently, Abercrombie’s contrived derision got to him. Now, The Situation is suing the clothing company for $4 million, claiming that those Jersey Shore-inspired T-shirts infringe on his trademarks. That’s right, readers: “The Situation” and “GTL” are registered trademarks of Michael Sorrentino. The more you know… [via Digital Spy]