Pharrell Says ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Will Cost Artists ‘Freedom To Be Inspired’

Pharrell Says ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Will Cost Artists ‘Freedom To Be Inspired’

Pharrell has spoken out for the first time since the ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict earlier this month. The decision awarded Marvin Gaye’s estate $7.4 million from Skateboard P and Robin Thicke, finding that ‘Blurred Lines’ plagiarized Gaye’s 1977 hit ‘Got to Give It Up.’ “The verdict handicaps any creator out there who is making something that might be inspired by something else,” Pharrell told The Financial Times. “This applies to fashion, music, design… anything. If we…

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