The Other Darrin: Cinegroupe produced the first direct-to-video movie, Starrin` and Stylin`, and featured a different cast from the TV series (which was produced by Fox and Lionsgate). However, Starrin` and Stylin` didn't list the voice credits.
For the TV show's second season, Fox stopped producing the series, so Lionsgate took over, replacing the entire cast.
Screwed by the Lawyers: The courts found the toy line was being worked on by Mattel before the creator left the company, so Mattel won a suit to discontinue the line.
According to some fans, this is evidence that Barbie is jealous of the Bratz.
Speaking to those fans—Judge Alex Kozinski, who granted MGA the appeal, seemed to agree that there was some "jealousy" involved in the case, saying, "America thrives on competition; Barbie, the all‐American girl, will too."