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    Katy Perry Files $6.5 Million Countersuit Against UK Haircare Company

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    Katy Perry's hairy legal mess continues. 

    Despite U.K.-based beauty company Jemella Group Limited's effort to prevent the singer from taking legal action against them, the famous pop singer has filed a $6.5 million countersuit against Good Hair Day's parent company for not holding their end of the bargain, E! News confirms.

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    Jemella Group Limited originally filed a complaint in federal court in California a couple weeks ago, saying that in 2011, they agreed to pay Perry $4.5 million to appear in their ads and be a celebrity spokeswoman for the brand for two years, but the singer's camp said there was an oral agreement extending the contract for another two and a half years and another $6.5 million. 

    In her counterclaim filed in Federal Court on Monday and obtained by E! News, the "Wide Awake" singer claims that while Good Hair Day (ghd) says they have no current valid deal with her, the company "continues to use Perry's name and image on its website to promote is hair care products. ghd has failed to honor its contractual obligations to Perry, yet it continues to benefit from Perry by using her name and image without compensating her."

    The legal documents add that the website still labels the pop singer as the company's "brand ambassador." 

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    Perry's camp also slammed ghd in the counter claim for threatening "to defame and disparage Perry if she pursued her contractual rights and sought to enforce the new agreement," by stating that if someone wishes to do business with a company "that does not honor its contractual commitments, yet reaps the benefits," ghd would be the perfect choice.

    Katy Perry's rep was not immediately available for comment.

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