A Southaven woman has accused Taylor Swift of copying one of her published works of poetry titled “Lover,” saying that the singer used several creative elements in her similarly-titled book in 2019.
Teresa La Dart filed a suit against Swift in the U.S. Western District Court of Tennessee in Memphis on Tuesday, claiming that Swift was violating copyright infringement laws.
La Dart stated that Swift’s book stole designs from her book, which was published nine years before Swift’s book was released, specifically copying a blue and pastel pink color scheme on the cover.
Currently, La Dart is asking for over $1 million in damages as Swift has made over $7 million in worldwide sales for the book. Swift’s legal team has not responded to the claim at this time.