Randy Orton has enjoyed a great career in WWE and that saw him make several appearances in video games. Those tattoos that are very much a part of his character are the subject of a long-running lawsuit, and now The Viper is going to court.

PW Insider confirmed that Randy Orton is going to testify in the lawsuit that Cetherine Alexander has against WWE, Take-Two Interactive Software, 2K Games, Inc., 2K Sports, Inc., Visual Concepts Entertainment, Yuke’s Co., Ltd. and Yuke’s LA Inc.

It was not noted exactly when Randy Orton will testify, but he will be a part of this trial.

WWE star Randy Orton is scheduled as a witness in the trial for the lawsuit his tattoo artist Catherine Alexander has brought against World Wrestling Entertainment, Take-Two Interactive Software, 2K Games, Inc., 2K Sports, Inc., Visual Concepts Entertainment, Yuke’s Co., Ltd. and Yuke’s LA Inc. before The U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, PWInsider.com has confirmed.

Anderson claims in her lawsuit that she performed the tattoo work on Orton between 2003 and 2008 and that “are easily recognized by his fans and members of the public.”  She also claims that, ahead of the lawsuit, she “submitted applications to register copyrights on each of the aforementioned works on March 15, 2018.” 

They offered her a $450 fee for the rights to the designs. That was not enough for her, so she’s taking them to court for what she believes she is owed. Only time will tell how this lawsuit pans out, because it could be a landmark case for realistic tattoos in video games.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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