Attorneys have sent a cease and desist letter to Jim Poorman Trenton, creator of Americas Low Budget Idol a show where individuals vie for $1,000 and a working car by sending in video tapes of themselves displaying their unique talent.
Poorman responds saying, Were not doing American Idol.
As he puts it, Were not doing 16- to 23-year-olds singing karaoke for two hours with a slice-of-vanilla host.
Poorman says his lawyers tell him American Idol doesnt own the term idol and he plans to respond to AIs attorneys by telling them hes not calling off his show, which is scheduled to premiere on Los Angeles TV station, KJLA, on Oct. 1.
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