Pharrell Williams Speaks on "Blurred Lines" Verdict

Pharrell Williams has opened up about last week's $7.3 million verdict in the "Blurred Lines" trial. In a statement to The Financial Times , he explained that the verdict threatens the creativity of aspiring artists. Williams said, "The verdict handicaps any creator out there who is making something that might be inspired by something else." Marvin Gaye 's family have sought to defend their actions, even saying that Marvin would support their decision in an open letter published earlier this week .