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Tommy Lee, founding member of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, has called out Travis Scott for allegedly ripping off two of his stage designs. The Houston rapper is currently on his Astroworld tour.

In an Instagram post, Tommy Lee wrote, “Just found out this f**king idiot @travisscott or someone on his team ripped off the 360 AND The Cruecifly! WTF!! Get an original idea bro …” The post is also accompanied with Tommy Lee’s 360-degree loop strapped into his drum set, which was showcased in 2011.

In another post, Lee added, “I get copying is a form of flattery, but this is just straight ripping off my sh*t.”

Tommy Lee shared another video comparing Travis Scott’s alleged rip-offs to his sets, as the other clip showed how Scott riding above the crowd in a roller coaster is similar to his set which he called “The Crüecifly” that debuted in 2014.

Now, according to TMZ, Travis Scott’s attorney, Laurie L. Soriano, has responded to Tommy Lee’s claims, saying, “Tommy didn’t invent the concept of a roller coaster on stage and there’s no legal basis for his accusatory outburst. The actual creator and owner of the system has granted Travis all rights to use that equipment to complement his original stage design.” For more, head on over to TMZ.

Previously, Lorde called out Kanye West and Kid Cudi for allegedly copying a stage design from her 2017 Coachella performance and Melodrama world tour.

Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

Renz Ofiaza is a Staff Writer at Highsnobiety and based in Brooklyn.

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