Kardashian-Jenners Win Blac Chyna Libel Lawsuit: ‘Justice Has Prevailed,’ Says Family Lawyer


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The Kardashian-Jenner family members have won in the defamation lawsuit brought against them by Blac Chyna.

Following Monday’s news, Michael Rhodes and Michelle Doolin, the famous family’s trial attorneys released a statement.

“On behalf of Kris, Kim, Khloe and Kylie, I would like to express our gratitude to the jury,” read the statement obtained by Fox News Digital.

He continued: “We are also grateful for Judge Alarcon’s steady hand in ensuring this trial was fair. The jury sent a clear message to Ms White and her lawyer – I hope they are listening. The justice prevailed.”

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In this courtroom artist sketch, former reality TV star Blac Chyna sits in court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The Kardashian-Jenner family won in the defamation lawsuit filed against her by Blac Chyna.
(Bill Robles via AP)

The Los Angeles jury found that none of the Kardashian-Jenner family members defamed Chyna or interfered with her contract by convincing E! network to cancel its “Rob & Chyna” reality show.

“Rob & Chyna” featured Chyna and her then-fiancé Rob Kardashian. It aired for one season in 2016.

The four Kardashian defendants attended nearly the entire trial, and they all also testified, but when the verdict was read, all were in New York at the Met Gala, where this year’s theme was “Gilded Glamour.”

In this artist's sketch of the courtroom, Khloe Kardashian, from left, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Kris Jenner sit in court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Following Monday's news, Michael Rhodes and Michelle Doolin, trial attorneys for the famous family released a statement.

In this artist’s sketch of the courtroom, Khloe Kardashian, from left, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Kris Jenner sit in court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Following Monday’s news, Michael Rhodes and Michelle Doolin, trial attorneys for the famous family released a statement.
(Bill Robles via AP)

Chyna was in court for the verdict. She had no visible reaction.

After about 10 hours of deliberation, the jurors found on the lengthy jury form that the Kardashians often acted in bad faith on the issues raised in the case, but that it had no substantial effect on Chyna’s contract or on her life. the fate of the show.

Chyna, who shares a 5-year-old daughter with Rob Kardashian, got no compensation.

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The executives of E! network, which aired the show, testified that “Rob & Chyna” ended because the relationship ended, not because of the defendants’ actions.

Jurors were considering the defamation case against Kris Jenner, Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, after a judge dismissed the part of the lawsuit against Kim Kardashian in full deliberation.

Kim Kardashian appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California on March 27, 2022. Kim Kardashian testified in the Kardashian-Chyna lawsuit.

Kim Kardashian appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California on March 27, 2022. Kim Kardashian testified in the Kardashian-Chyna lawsuit.
(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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The lawsuit largely focused on allegations that Chyna violently attacked her then-fiancé and reality TV co-star Rob Kardashian one night and one morning in December 2016.

He testified that on two occasions she held a gun to his head, wrapped a phone charging cord around his neck and beat him with a metal rod. She testified that she put the noose around her neck and playfully held the gun as the two celebrated the renewal of their reality show, and when the celebration turned into an argument, she never was violent against him.

The Associated Press contributed to this report


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