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Why was Kadabra sued?

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I heard that Kadabra was sued cause of his name or something but I don't know why.

asked May 4, 2012 by Danny

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Yungerer is a corruption of Uri Geller (with リ ri replaced by the
visually similar ン n), who claims to have the ability to bend spoons
with his mind, as the Japanese names of the Abra line are based on
famous mystics. Geller attempted to make a case against Nintendo of
America for using his likeness in a character and lost, Nintendo's
defense being that they had not named any Pokémon after actual people.

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Kadabra#Trivia

Basically some "Magician" thought he could bend spoons, so he sued Nintendo for using him. He lost xD

answered May 4, 2012 by Nindzya
I thought Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan were named after Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, respectively?
o_o