We’ve all been entertained by fictional tales of the innocent stepchildren and their wicked stepmother. But for the most famous reality TV family, the Kardashians claim it’s actually been their reality – and instead of on the small screen, the drama is playing out in the courtroom.
It all started when Ellen Pearson Kardashian, who was married to famed lawyer Robert Kardashian for two months before his death in 2003, made his private journals public, alleging Kris Jenner was physically and emotionally abusive to their daughters and a serial cheater.
The shocking diary entries were splashed out for the world to read in a 100-page In Touch “Collector’s Special” in typical tabloid flair, titled Greed, Lies & Betrayal: The Complete Kardashian Diaries.
And ever since the excerpts were leaked in January, a family feud has raged, lawsuits were filed and social media attacks ensued…
For example, from Khloe:
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A year prior though the pot had already been stirred when Robert’s widow told Star mag that her late husband even expressed doubt about the paternity of Khloe.
So it’s no surprise the tight-knit clan filed a lawsuit claiming the diary belongs to them and their stepmom had no right to sell it, while Ellen counter-sued claiming defamation and that the family is out for revenge (on and off the show) to make her look like a gold digger.
And the Kardashians are ready for a fight, even filing docs in L.A. court last month demanding Ellen pay her former stepkids’ $50,000 attorneys fees because her lawyers “engaged in a calculated effort to avoid and failed and refused to engage in, the requisite meet and confer efforts.”
But in the first legal blow to the family, their request was denied by a judge last Friday, CB! has learned.
It’s also not a shocker that attempts to put this battle to rest have failed, according to docs, after a courtroom pow wow between Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Jr. on Sept. 12 didn’t end in a settlement.
And so the drama continues…
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