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Katy Perry faces trouble over a Halloween throwback picture

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A three-year-old picture of herself has landed singer Katy Perry in copyright trouble, drawing a $150,000-lawsuit against her.

At a 2016 Halloween party, Perry had dressed up as Hillary Clinton. She then posted the picture on Instagram, and the celebrity news agency Backgrid has now filed a lawsuit against her, reports msn.com.

Backgrid have claimed that Perry violated federal law of the US by posting a photograph copyrighted to the agency on her personal Instagram page.

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The agency added Perry should have paid a licensing fee if she wanted to use the 2016 picture, and has sued her for $150,000 for using it.

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The photograph, however, is still up on Perry's Insta page. While she is dressed as Hillary, her current partner Orlando Bloom is by her side, dressed as a caricature of Donald Trump.

"BILL & HILL 4EVA," Perry has captioned the picture on social media.

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