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Liam Hemsworth is faced with a lawsuit.

The “Hunger Games” star is allegedly being sued for copyright infringement after posting a photo on Instagram that he was not in the possession of the right, according to the documents obtained by E! News.

The suit alleges that the Splash News and Picture Agency with a photographer for a series of photographs depicting the defendant Hemsworth to run an outdoor scene on location for the production of the film, It Is not a Choice.'”

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Liam Hemsworth is faced with a $150 g of lawsuit in an Instagram post that allegedly contained a violation of federal copyright law. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Hemsworth, 29, is said to have posted the photo on his Instagram of story again, in July of 2018, and again in June of this year. The post also allegedly contained “a sweeper-up on his Instagram story to encourage people to vote for the movie is “not Romantic” for the Teen Choice Movie Awards.”

The suit alleges that Hemsworth is the provision to “intentional, willful, and malicious.” The E! The news reported that Hemsworth was able to pay up to $150,000 in damages.

Fox News was told by the Splash News and Picture Agency in that they “do not comment on any legal matters.” Reps for Hemsworth did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

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Singer Katy Perry is facing a similar lawsuit after posting a paparazzi photo of it on Instagram.

The image in question, the “Roar” singer has completely transformed into Hillary Clinton, a Halloween costume party. The show is also a friend of Perry’s, dressed as Bill Clinton. (On Perry’s now-fiancee of Orlando Bloom, it was a cartoon-like version of the President’s Opinion.)

According To E! News, the suit alleges that the Splash News and Picture Agency with a photographer for a series of photographs depicting the defendant Hemsworth to run an outdoor scene on location for the production of the film, It Is not a Choice.”
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Backgrid, the photo agency that owns the rights to the image, sued Perry for $150,000, claiming that the singer had been contacted several times between 2017 and until the beginning of October about its use of the photos. Still reps for Perry and have failed to pay the agency a license to the image according to E! News.

Fox News’ Julius Young contributed to this report.

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