Chipotle, Frank Ocean Settle Lawsuit

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Frank Ocean accepts Best Urban Contemporary Album award for 'Channel Orange' onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

The Chipotle lawsuit against Frank Ocean has met a quiet end.

After first reporting that the restaurant giant had sued the singer for over $200,000 earlier this month, TMZ reports that the case has been settled outside of court.

Chipotle originally took issue with Ocean after he reportedly backed out of a deal worth $425,000 to cover the song "Pure Imagination" for one of its ads. Ocean had been given a $212,500 cash advance as part of the deal, and after deciding not to go through with recording the tune, Chipotle asked for its money back.

The singer later posted an image of a cashier's check to his Tumblr page for the exact amount owed, though he added the words "F--- OFF" to the memo.

However, a representative for Chipotle has since confirmed receipt of the check -- and that the one it received didn't actually feature foul language of any sort.

Fiona Apple later performed the song for the aforementioned ad, which can be found below.


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