November 30, 2016 11:58 pm -

Her hometown is using her likeness to sell all kinds of things, and she’s hired a lawyer to look into it.

The lawyers, from the firm Pirc Musar & partnerji, issued a statement saying it was an infringement of Slovenian copyright law to splash Melania’s face across billboards — a giant one of which welcomes you to Sevnica — and to use it on goods.


“This is indecent financial exploitation and infringement of personality rights,” Nataša Pirc Musar, the director of the law firm, told POLITICO Wednesday.

No legal proceedings have yet been filed, but the firm is monitoring the situation closely and reporting developments back to Melania, Pirc Musar said. “First we wanted to warn the public and now we count on their prudence to stop the practice,” she said.



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.