In an official statement they said, "We strongly dispute the claimed authenticity and affirmatively state that Experience Hendrix is neither involved in, nor have we authorized the distribution of this film. In private he was very shy and would cover up. Cross, author of the Hendrix biography Room Full of Mirrors, previously said he had seen the film and doubted the man is Hendrix. In our carefully considered opinion, we think the whole thing looks like another Volker Spielberg production. Vivid Entertainment, a large maker of pornographic DVDs, apparently thinks so -- this week they're releasing a disc called Jimi Hendrix The Sex Tape, and Hendrix's estate is crying foul. Vivid marketing 11 minutes of footage Shares Personally, we'd rather watch The Big Lebowski Jimi Hendrix became a legend for his guitar licks. Also the hair is too low on the forehead. The best of MusicRadar in your inbox Don't miss the latest deals, news, reviews, features and tutorials No spam, we promise. Vivid took considerable time and spent a substantial sum of money to authenticate the footage and we are very comfortable that this is the real thing. The eyebrows and the mustache are true to the style he was wearing in In my opinion, it's not him. Regarding the 11 minutes of silent footage that is the centerpiece of the two-DVD set, reportedly shot in a hotel room about 40 years go and featuring a man who appears to be Hendrix engaged in various sexual acts with two women, Experience Hendrix, which controls the rights to the late guitarist's music and likeness, has questioned the authenticity of the tape. You could look at it for an hour. Cross said the face and nostrils of the man depicted in the video don't match the guitarist, and the man in the tape is wearing more rings that Hendrix was known to wear.