Please tell me the controversy over Dwayne Johnson's XFL logo is a joke

We've seen plenty of logo disputes over the last couple of years and, weirdly, lots of them have involved celebrities. From Kanye vs Walmart to Drake vs Bellroy, it seems A-listers have knack for generating copyright cases. Here's another – and it might just be the most ridiculous yet.

To much fanfare, actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson revealed the new logo for the 2023 XFL football league yesterday. And to even more fanfare, footballer Megan Rapinoe called out its similarity to the branding for Togethxr, a company founded by Rapinoe's wife. Except, I'm struggling to find more than a couple of minor consistencies (such as the fact that neither are best logos of all time material).

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.