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Siegel Center Sues White House Over Name “House of Havoc”

WASHINGTON – Citing theft of unique branding, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over use of the branded phrase “House of Havoc” in reference to the White House.

VCU created the term “House of Havoc” when Shaka Smart led the university basketball team to the March Madness Final Four in 2011. However, ever since the Biden administration came into office, the White House initiated the same nickname.

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“We’re getting so many huge things done here, it’s really something havoc-like,” President Joe Biden said in an interview. “Between the COVID-19 crisis, flopping on the student debt crisis, and letting Joe Manchin basically control the Senate, there’s no telling what kind of mayhem we’ll get into next.”

Since VCU wants to separate itself from the politically-charged atmosphere of Washington, it’s bringing the White House to court.

“We’re swapping out our own staff faster than Rhoades subs his players in during the latter half of a game,” Biden added.

Selena Menendez, a spokesperson for the VCU legal counsel, discussed the lawsuit in a recent Peedmont interview. “The use of the ‘House of Havoc’ brand is a clear infringement of our ownership of all things chaotic and tumultuous,” explained Menendez.

“While the White House has certainly had its fair share of havoc over the past few months, they can’t just take our tagline.”

Menendez concluded by suggesting the White House change its name to avoid the pending lawsuit.

“We advise them to use a different slogan, such as ‘House of Mayhem,’ ‘House of Chaos,’ or ‘House of Potentially Losing Control of the House Next Election.’”

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