Scrubs star salty Fortnite used his dance

"They jacked that s***."

Another day, another person unhappy their dance ended up for sale in Fortnite. This time, it's Turk from Scrubs, AKA actor Donald Faison.

Over the weekend, the cast of Scrubs reunited for the first time in nearly a decade, at the Vulture Festival in Los Angeles. It was a chance for fans to meet the stars of the once-great medical sitcom and chat with them about the show. And, during an audience Q&A, Faison's "Poison" dance came up.

When one fan asked Faison to perform the dance - which he invented on the spot during the filming of an episode - the actor declined.

"If you want to see it," Faison said, "you can play Fortnite because they jacked that shit," to laughs from the audience.

"Real trivia," Scrubs series creator Bill Lawrence said, attempting to defuse the situation, "Fortnite had to inquire about the legality of it, and it's fine because it's just a character dancing."

Unfortunately for Faison, and others, choreographed dances are exempt from copyright in the US. It's something which has been highlighted multiple times previously - and as recently as this weekend, when rapper 2 Milly commented angrily on their own dance's inclusion.

"I didn't get no money," Faison continued, interrupting Lawrence. "That's what you're thinking though right? Somebody got paid. No, I did not. Somebody stole that shit and it's not mine anymore."

"I made the decision and I knew Donald would be fine with me getting the money for that," Lawrence joked.

You can watch the mostly joking exchange below from the 42:40 mark:

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