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Model claims Clairol illegally used her photo for years: suit

This was one bad dye job. A model-actress who did a stint as one of Bob Barker’s “Beauties” on the “Price is Right” claims Clairol illegally used her photo on a box of hair dye for more than a decade, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. Thurayyah Richardson inked a three-year contract with Abrams Artists Agency in March 2003 allowing Procter & Gamble, which owns the beauty brand, to use her perfectly coiffed mug on the box of Clairol’s Textures and Tones 1B Silken Black hair dye, the Manhattan Supreme Court suit said. But long after that deal ended, she claims her image kept popping up. In 2014, she appeared in commercials, on coupons and the internet — some with global reach — even though she never renewed the mo ...