(Video) Thornton’s Refuse To Personalise Easter Egg For A Boy Named Rooney Scholes

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High street chocolate chain call foul on copyright claims.

A young boy was denied a personalised easter egg this week as high street chain Thornton’s as they feared infringing on the copyright of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.

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Jo-anne Scholes, a lifelong Manchester United fan complained that son, three-year-old Rooney Scholes (yes, really) was not able to get his chocolate egg because they feared that Rooney (the real one) would sue upon use of his name.

Jo-Anne also has two cats – Cantona and Berbatov, and a 16-year-old son named Anderson.

You can’t make this stuff up.

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