Kim Kardashian and Old Navy Settle Lawsuit Over Ad

Kim Kardashian and Old Navy settle lawsuit over adBy ANTHONY McCARTNEY,AP Entertainment Writer


LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kim Kardashian has settled a lawsuit against Old Navy claiming the clothing retailer violated her publicity rights by using a lookalike in an ad.

Kardashian sued over the spot in July 2011, claiming the company's use of a model who looked like her might confuse consumers about her actual endorsements, which include a clothing store and shoe line.

No details about the settlement were filed with the court.

"The lawsuit was resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties," the two sides said in a joint statement.

The lawsuit was over a commercial titled "Super C-U-T-E," which featured Canadian singer-model Melissa Molinaro. The ad began airing in February 2011 and was still being used in some of the company's promotions months later, Kardashian's lawsuit stated.

An attorney for Old Navy said at a January hearing that Molinaro was famous in her own right and her appearance in the ad wasn't intended to draw similarities to the reality TV starlet.

Kardashian's attorney Gary Hecker contended that some news outlets and Twitter users noted similarities in the women's appearances.

Kardashian, 31, was seeking unspecified damages and an order barring Old Navy from using a lookalike model again.



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kleind862

Twinkle twinkle reality star how did you get to where you are? People today don't require people or things with class not like we did in our past.

Twinkle twinkle reality star how did you get to where you are? It's time for you to just disapear cause us good people of the world are sick of seeing your big fat rear.

Twinkle twinkle reality star how did you get to where you are? I have to go now cause I feel tipsy and might throw up when I see this Kardasian gypsie.

August 30 2012 at 10:51 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
michelemarie

why can't this girl make a living? she'll never get what kardashian's getting and i don't think she looks like her much , she's got blue eyes and is prettier....

August 30 2012 at 10:26 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
njlynn2

Kardashians no how to sue, her mom is very good at this. And SHE is behind everything that happens with that BRAND. I wonder are they ever going away from the spot light. I don't feel this way about all of them, I guess just 2 of them.

August 30 2012 at 10:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
hd93fxdwg

nasty nasty nasty kim skank...
this young woman in the ad is attractive...
not the fat assed kim kardashin...
kim has NO talent or skills...
so she makes her momey in law suits...
what a useless POS...
oink oink oink...
all the kardashin pigs... mommy included...

August 30 2012 at 9:51 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Burr

Skanks rule!!!! How dare any company use a brunette model??? Does she look like a ho too? Tell Kim Skank to go back to making her money off of porno tapes.

August 30 2012 at 9:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
vampyreincubus

All about the money to this hoe, I see.

August 30 2012 at 9:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Diana

Isn't her (Kim's) major goal in life is to have people dress, wear makeup, etc...to resemble/reflect her style??? That's the only way she makes $$$...maybe the problem is this young, beautiful girl, isn't wearing/branding Kim's products and looks like a million $$ doing it!!

August 30 2012 at 9:03 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
hoofus42

How could Miss Molinaro possibly be mistaken as a 'lookalike' for Kim Kardashian? From what i've seen, Miss Molinaro has a modicum of talent. That certainly FAR removes her from the Kardashian league, IMO.

August 30 2012 at 8:45 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
jessroso

Any excuse to make a $ , ***** slut good for nothing. PA-HU-LEASEEE , god forbid anyone else RESEMBLE her or she thinks they are trying to be like her????loser, talent-less, whiny, selfish ass fungus is what she is.... excuse me, THEY, all the Kardashians....

August 30 2012 at 6:15 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
DSD

Ecccccchhh!!
WHO CARES ABOUT HER!!!???

August 30 2012 at 2:43 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply