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Dancer sues over 2003 film Honey

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Jun 19, 2014 | 5:47am EDT

A dancer has sued the producers behind Jessica Alba's 2003 movie Honey over allegations the plot was inspired by her life. In a new lawsuit, Honey Rockwell claims the filmmakers used her story as the basis for the project, in which Alba plays a Hispanic hip-hop dancer from the Bronx, New York, without permission. According to TMZ.com, the dancer is seeking damages and a share of the $70 million (£43 million) box office revenue brought in by the film and its 2011 sequel. Rockwell runs her own dance academy in the Big Apple.

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