Mr Checker claimed the app had caused “irreparable” damage to his legacy and career.
The musician was seeking half a billion dollars in compensation, including all profits obtained from the Chubby Checker, which was available for download for $0.99. Only a few had been downloaded although at the time the app’s description read:
“Any of you ladies out there just start seeing someone new and wondering what the size of their member is? ‘All you need to do is find out the man’s shoe size and plug it in… Now with the Chubby Checker there is no need for disappointment or surprise…”