A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Russell Horning, aka Backpack Kid, against a video game company claiming that they violated their copyrights to include his signature dance flossing in their wildly popular Fortnite.
Horning, 16, credited with the popularization of "The Floss", and became famous when he danced on Saturday Night Live during a performance by Katy Perry in 201
The law firm representing him told Variety magazine that one lawsuit had been filed against epic games and taking two interactive on Horning's behalf in relation to the use of the dance in the game.
Horning has become the last person to file a lawsuit against the companies following Brooklyn rapper 2 Milly and The Fresh Prince of Bel -Air star Alfonso Ribeiro.
2 Milly filed a suit against Epic Games after adding a dance that liked his "Milly Rock" dance, created for a 2014 music video, to Fortnite during his fifth season called Ribeiro claims that Epic Games, Fortnite maker and 2K Sports Creator Take-Two Interactive, used his dance, called The Carlton Dance, without permission or credit.
Ribeiro's dance was popularized through his character, Carlton Banks, in the 1990s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Ribeiro says that the video players used the dance he first performed on a 1991 Fresh Prince episode. He asks for a judge's order to stop both games using his move.
Several other stars have also condemned Fortnite for allegedly stealing their moves.
The ability of the Rapper has criticized the game for leaving songs associated with certain dances so artists can share in the game's success.
Donald Faison, who played Turk on the television show Scrubs, has accused Fortnite of "jacking" the peculiar dance performed by his character on the show and offering it as an "emote" in play. In March, he tweeted: "Dear fortnite … I'm flattered? Even though some of me think I should talk to a lawyer."