WWE Sends Cease and Desist Letter To The Young Bucks Over ‘Too Sweet’ Gesture

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After months of joking about it, and just one day after The Bullet Club “invaded” Raw in Ontario, California, WWE sent The Young Bucks a cease and desist letter over the “Too Sweet” hand gesture.

Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet reports that WWE reached out to Matt and Nick Jackson to say they own the copyright to the “Too Sweet” hand gesture and have discovered that the brothers have been using it for other wrestling companies, as well as on merchandise.

Therefore, WWE is demanding the Bucks stop using WWE intellectual property in-ring and on any merchandise immediately. If not, they may be hit with $150,0000 in damages or more.

WWE also wants an agreement in writing saying they won’t use WWE intellectual property again in the future.

It’s unclear at this point whether The Young Bucks plan to fight this, but sources say they’ve consulted with a lawyer and will figure out what’s best in the days to come.

This is not the first time The Bucks and Bullet Club have butted legal heads with WWE on their DX and nWo-inspired gimmick. Matt and Nick have been talking jokingly on their Being The Elite YouTube series about how the company forbids them from using the “Suck It” crotch chops Triple H, Shawn Michaels, the New Age Outlaws and others made popular in the Attitude Era.

While we can’t know for sure if this is a direct response to the “invasion”, the timing sure seems like more than coincidence. WWE moved to trademark the “Too Sweet” sign as far back as March 2015, but it’s unclear it the move was successful.