Insane Clown Posse Accused of Plagiarizing ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

A young man smiles to his father.  He drew a picture and waited each day for him.  The young man also found some worms to go fishing with his old man.  Each day, the child would do something new to impress his dad.  One day, the young child, now a man, went off to war.  His father asked him to return safely.  But, he didn’t.In But You Didn’t, a son speaks to his father.  Written by Ohio poet Stanley Gerbhardt, the poem shows a boy who grew up into adulthood neglected by his father.  He dies after going off to war.  But You Didn’t appeared in A Second Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul.Now, Gerbhardt claims that Detroit hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse stole the lyrics.According to the lawsuit, Insane Clown Posse member Violent J (Joseph Bruce) used the poem without permission.  In 2007, Violent J uploaded a video on YouTube reading the lyrics, pretending it was his.  One commenter caught the copyright and wrote,

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