September 22, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Is American Beauty‘s Mena Suvari star raving mad? L.A.-based Phatt Phunk Records has repackaged DJ Thomas Michael’s recent trance-music album Soundscapes — Live From Melbourne with a sticker boasting a vocal cameo by the Loser actress. Never mind that Suvari is barely audible cooing ”Oooh, love” on the track ”What Love Is.” Phatt Phunk’s Richard Butler maintains Suvari okayed Soundscapes, adding that she once was ”an old-school raver” — and Michael’s girlfriend — before meeting hubby Robert Brinkmann. But Suvari’s agent, Chuck James, claims Phunk didn’t get approval, and her lawyers have sent a cease-and-desist letter. Sounds like the label may have to say bye-bye to Miss American Pie.

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