Last weekend, Joelma shared a livestream on Instagram and commented on his future projects and also on his personal life. Her statements angered her ex-husband, Ximbinha, who had to issue a note to refute some of her ex-partner’s lines.
The two, who were married until 2015, are fighting in court for the use of the Banda Calypso brand, which both launched to national success. During the broadcast, Guelma said he would resume performances under the band’s name, but instead of calling them by their original name, he decided to use the song “That’s Calypso.”
The singer, who was excited about the plans, commented, “There’s a lot to come. Next year we’re going to tour ‘The Calypso’, and ‘The Calypso’ will be back.”
Also, on the same day, she responded to a follower on social media who asked her if she was going back to her relationship with the guitarist. “Going back with my ex? I’d rather die!. Going back with my band. This project is one hundred percent mine,” Guelma stated, live.
The singer’s comments forced Ximbinha to issue a statement that the use of the Banda Calypso trademark is currently prohibited by the courts. “By order of the court, the trademark can only be used if the two partners are together. In this way, the band can only return in its original line-up, and not just by one of the artists,” says the text released by the guitarist and echoed by the newspaper “Extra”.
It is not yet known whether the change in the band’s name will be enough to circumvent the legal issue. The ex-couple has had no contact since the rumored split.
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