Beastie Boys made waves last week when their track 'Girls' was rewritten by GoldieBlox for a pretty cool new advert (read about it here, or view below). However, despite the positive reaction, it seems as though the band didn't give the company permission to use the song and are threatening copyright infringement.

The suit reads as follows:

"GoldieBlox created its parody video with specific goals to make fun of the Beastie Boys song, and to further the company's goal to break down gender stereotypes and to encourage young girls to engage in activities that challenge their intellect, particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The GoldieBlox Girls Parody Video has gone viral on the Internet and has been recognized by the press and the public as a parody and criticism of the original song."

What do you think? Seems pretty petty to us. [via The Hollywood Reporter]

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