by: Josh Stewart
Aug 29, 2020
Kanye West discovered himself within the midst of authorized hassle the week of August 24, as MyChannel Inc (MYC), a video and e-commerce firm, filed a federal lawsuit towards the rapper. The swimsuit, filed in California’s Central District, claims that Kanye breached a mutual non-disclosure settlement and utilized the corporate’s “proprietary and confidential expertise and data to advertise gross sales on the Sunday service merchandise platform.”
MyChannel’s lawyer, Ben Meiselas, addressed the grievance on Twitter:
“Lawyer Michael Popok and I simply filed a federal lawsuit towards Kanye West for misappropriating proprietary info and never paying his enterprise companions. We are going to maintain Mr. West accountable, in addition to those that aided and abetted his conduct, and produce justice to our consumer.”
MYC additionally alleges that Mr. West lured the corporate to direct their sources to the Yeezy model with the promise of a $10 million greenback funding within the firm earlier than he “inexplicably reneged on his facet of the deal.”
MyChannel Inc. seeks compensatory damages within the lawsuit, though the quantity is but to be decided.
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