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Otep Shamaya Takes Legal Action Against Upcoming Netflix Film Over Copyright Dispute


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Nü-metal musician/poet/writer Otep Shamaya has taken legal action against the upcoming Netflix film ‘Trigger Warning‘, which stars Jessica Alba. According to Shamaya, the plot for the film was adapted from a short story she wrote and published in 2009, ‘The Older Woman’. She claims that she and a former friend of hers began to adapt the short story into a screenplay, which said individual later selling the rights without her consent and acknowledgement of her contributions.

Shamaya has been pursuing legal action over the matter since December of last year. She has also been vocal about the matter recently on social media, sharing the below posts:

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