Tyra Banks Slaps Wig Companies With $10 Million Lawsuit

Tyra Banks Wigs Out

This is nothing to smize about. Tyra Banks filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Court on Monday claiming ten wig companies have been cashing in on her name and, well, general fabulousity.

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the companies have been profiting off of Tyra's "name, photograph, image, and identity” and she's suing for $10 million in damages and an end to the product sales.

The 39-year-old has certainly served some fierce hairstyles over the years (see: slideshow below), so we can understand the appeal. But these wig makers should know better than to mess with the supermodel-turned-mogul. Haven't they ever seen an episode of "America's Next Top Model"?

If not, we leave them with this...

Nevertheless, one company is selling pieces with names like "Yaki straight [Tyra-Banks style] wig" and the "Tyra Banks custom lace wig #046." The infringement seems crystal clear and if that's not enough evidence for the court, Tyra has also included her 11-page IMDB profile as exhibit A in the lawsuit to make sure the powers that be know how big of a star she is.

Head over to TMZ to read more about the lawsuit.

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