LeBron James Is Being Sued for Stealing Barbershop Show Idea

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LeBron James is being sued by Adventure Enterprises for allegedly stealing their idea for a television show, according to a TMZ report.

Adventure Enterprises claims they pitched a show idea to LeBron called, ironically enough, "Shop Talk".

A production company is suing LeBron James, claiming the National Basketball Association superstar clipped its idea for a barbershop-themed television series and cut it entirely out of the picture.

Monica Watts, Alabama's associate vice president for communications, said the university was reviewing the situation before determining its next course of action. Then after being approached, LeBron's people apologized and said it would not happen again. That wasn't the case, however, and another segment later ran on ESPN.

According to TMZ, Adventure Enterprises is seeking an injunction to stop James and his company from producing any more episodes in addition to financial compensation. They also want some serious cash.

This new lawsuit comes at virtually the same time that James has been having a public spat with Alabama football coach Nick Saban over a trailer for "Shop Talk", a program featuring Saban and former Crimson Tide-turned Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones.

A source close to LeBron and Maverick tells TMZ calls the lawsuit "totally frivolous and publicity seeking".

The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the lawsuit.