LOS ANGELES (CN) – Anna Maria Alberghetti, Bonnie Pointer and comedian Judy Tenuta filed a federal class action against photo broker Corbis Corp., claiming it sold their photos to newspapers and advertisers without their consent.
Alberghetti was a child star in the 1950s, then appeared in movies with Dean Martin and Bing Crosby.
Bonnie Pointer was a member of the disco-era Pointer Sisters, then went on to a successful solo career.
Judy Tenuta an accordion-playing comedienne, encourages fans to convert to her religion, Judyism.
The three women want $5 million in damages, including Corbis’ profits from the sale of the photos and a permanent injunction. They are represented by Kevin Seely with Robbins Umeda of San Diego.