I’ll leave it to Teebs to try to square this with his faith and copyright law, but Tebow and his attorneys seem to be under the impression that they own the name Jesus. Gonna be great when Tebow pursues legal action against a bunch of Mexicans. Hell, that would make him even more of a hero to the Tebowtards. Anyway, Cubby Tees, which markets a tee with the Jets logo altered to say “MY Jesus” plus an Ichthys where the football should be, received a cease-and-desist order from Tebow’s representatives.
The website clearly states, “This fun design is not officially endorsed by New York’s backup quarterback or the Son of God, but plays off the themes of Tebow’s faith and his new team.”
Still, Tebow’s attorneys are demanding the site stop “any use of Mr. Tebow’s name and/or likeness” — and according to Cubby Tees, Tebow already successfully petitioned eBay to remove the tees.
Kinda makes me wish Jesus would return just so he could hire a bunch of lawyers (Andrew Sweat preferably) to sue the sh*t out of everybody wearing a cross or screenprinting his likeness on a T-shirt. That’s misappropriating his likeness, pal, and that don’t fly with Hey-Zeus.