02/26/2015 03:13 pm ET Updated Feb 26, 2015

Guy Says Scarlett Johansson Stole His Band Name, 'The Singles'

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Scarlett Johansson just announced her new band last week, and already it's embroiled in controversy. The Singles is a pop supergroup the actress formed with Haim's Este Haim, as well as musicians Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris, and Julia Haltigan (listen to the first single here). Just one problem: There's already a band called The Singles, which is also based in LA and has existed since 1999, and that band has now issued a cease-and-desist to Johansson's group.

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