Meryl Streep would like to cash in on the luxury of being, well, herself.
“The Post” actress has reportedly filed a trademark to protect her name, according to TMZ. As one does. The site says that the 68-year-old actress filed an application with the U.S. Trademark Office, asking for a monopoly on the use of her name as far as entertainment services, i.e. “live, televised, and movie appearances by a professional actress and entertainer.”
The application also covers public speaking engagements, autograph signings and websites related to motion pictures. Baby girl is getting them coins!
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The copyright will essentially act as legal protection so that nobody can use her name to sell anything entertainment related.
Not sure what it’s like to be rich or famous — or important enough to copyright my own name — so can’t tell if this is cool or bonkers. But congrats, maybe?