Drummer settles lawsuit

Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has tentatively settled a lawsuit against the Rockstar energy drink company over the use of his picture to promote the product.

Terms of the settlement were not disclosed in court papers filed in Superior Court.

Barker's attorney, Gregory Weisman, said the parties were still working out terms.

The lawsuit claimed invasion of privacy, unfair competition and misappropriating Barker;s likeness to promote the product.

The suit said the Rockstar website published a photo of Barker "holding a can of one of Rockstar's beverages, and identifying him and his endorsement by name" without his consent.

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