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Blac Chyna vs Kardashians Defamation Case: Jury Reaches Verdict


Blac Chyna, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian.
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As followers await the Kardashian-Jenner household’s arrival on the 2022 Met Gala, a jury has come to a verdict in Blac Chyna’s defamation case in opposition to Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner.

In accordance with experiences from contained in the courtroom, a choose dominated to dismiss the case and Chyna is not going to be awarded any damages.

The 33-year-old mannequin took authorized motion in opposition to her ex-fiancé Rob Kardashian’s household in 2017 following the cancellation of the previous couple’s actuality present, Rob & Chyna. She was searching for greater than $100 million in damages. In the course of the trial, Kim, 41, Khloé, 37, Kris 66, and Kylie, 24, took the stand to testify in regards to the alleged abuse in Rob and Chyna’s relationship. The Lashed Cosmetics proprietor, in the meantime, downplayed tales about her placing a gun to Rob’s head and placing an iPhone wire round his neck, telling the choose that she was joking in the course of the alleged incidents.

Earlier on Monday, Buzzfeed reported that the Kardashian-Jenners wouldn’t be in attendance to listen to the decision in Los Angeles as their legal professional confirmed they have been all in New York Metropolis “at some gala.” Whereas Kim, Kris, Kylie and Kendall Jenner have been staples on the Met Gala lately, Monday is predicted to mark Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian’s debuts on the fundraiser.

Late final month, the household’s lawyer Michael G. Rhodes, who referred to Chyna’s claims about Kim, Khloé, Kris and Kylie affecting her profession as “absurd,” tried to get the case dismissed earlier than the jury’s verdict.

“Now that [Chyna] has testified in her entirety, and has no extra testimony or proof to supply on her damages, Defendants respectfully submit that coming into such an instruction can be a vastly insufficient treatment,” Rhodes mentioned in paperwork filed in April. “Ms. White’s unsupported and wildly speculative claims for damages should not be allowed to go to the jury.”

Days later, Us confirmed on Friday, April 29, {that a} dominated that Kim made “no remark” that was “alleged to be defamatory” in opposition to Chyna.

Because the Kardashian-Jenners put together to stroll the carpet on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, Chyna has but to publicly reply to the decision.

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