Lionel Richie has earned miliopns throughout his career and plans to continue padding his bank account. The singer and new TV judge has filed to copyright “Here Comes Da Judge” for use on “Idol”-related merchandise
The site reports that Richie has filed to copyright the phrases “HERE COMES DA JUDGE” and “HERE COMES DA JUDGE — LIONEL RICHIE,” for use on items like belt buckles, hair ties, T-shirts, shot glasses, cork screws, underwear, G-strings, scented candles, lunchboxes and much more.
No word yet if fellow judges Katy Perry and Luke Bryan have come up with their own sellable catchphrases.
Source: The Blast