Kardashian, West Sue Over Proposal Video Leaked by YouTube Co-Founder

Image: Kardashian, West Sue Over Proposal Video Leaked by YouTube Co-Founder YouTube Co-Founder and CEO Chad Hurley, left, and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

Friday, 01 Nov 2013 12:50 PM

By Robin Farmer

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West filed a lawsuit Thursday against a YouTube co-founder for allegedly violating a confidentiality agreement and posting a video of their marriage proposal on his new video-sharing website.

The Associated Press reported the lawsuit states that Chad Hurley, owner of the new video site MixBit, was not a guest at the ornate engagement held at San Francisco's AT&T Park. Hurley was allowed to stay after he signed an agreement prohibiting him from posting images or videos of the Oct. 21 event.

Editor's Note: ObamaCare Is Here. Are You Prepared?

West and Kadashian took a photo of Hurley holding the signed confidentiality agreement, which is attached to the lawsuit, TMZ reported.

Hurley posted a fuzzy two-and-a-half-minute video on Mixbit of West proposing to Kardashian on her 33rd birthday as an orchestra performed. The video also captured the newly-engaged couple being toasted by Kardashian's family and friends.

West permitted other cameras to film the special event for possible use on E! Entertainment Television, home to his fiancee's show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." The suit seeks unspecified damages from Hurley and his company, Avos Systems, Inc.

"Exclusive rights, such as those sold by plaintiffs to publication of video of the event, are particularly valuable," the lawsuit states. "If people violate these rights ... they are of substantially diminished value."

E! News reported the lawsuit also states: "Hurley proceeded to try to turn the event into one starring himself, broadcasting the images he knew were the exclusive property rights of someone else."

Commenters on the TMZ said the leaked video of the engagement shouldn’t be a big deal for the limelight-loving duo.

"Oh, you mean that precious, private moment that she wanted to show on their reality overly scripted show???" wrote one poster. "She's suing because she's afraid it will have an impact on the shows ratings. PLEASE just go AWAY, and STAY private, with EVERYTHING you do from now on KK and family!!"

Another wrote: "If this fiasco was supposed to be a surprise to Kim, then how does she know who was invited?"

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

Related stories:

Kris Jenner Hits Obama for Taking Aim at Kim and Kanye (Video)

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

One Million Mummies, or More, Found in an Egyptian Graveyard

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 07:16 AM

More than one million mummies have been found in an ancient cemetery in Egypt south of Cairo, according to estimations b . . .

EU Obesity: Being Fat Can Be a Disability, Rules Court of Justice

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 06:31 AM

Obesity can be a disability, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice that could have consequences for emp . . .

American Kennel Club's New Breeds Include a Fishing Dog

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 06:17 AM

A Spanish fishing dog and a South African guard dog are among four more dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Clu . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved