Agency Sues Kardashian-Jenner Sisters for Breach of Contract

By Ephrat Livni, Esq. on June 17, 2016 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

It can sometimes seem like everyone loves the Kardashian-Jenners but it isn't so. The super sisters are being sued by their former agents who complain that the ladies have deprived them of their cut of profits from product endorsement deals -- in other words, that they've been stealing.

An attorney for the sisters fervently denied the claim, saying that the agency's failures will be revealed in the litigation. Agency for the Performing Arts, TMZ reports, sued the five famous sisters -- Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian; and Kylie and Kendall Jenner -- leaving only Rob, the brother, out. The agency represents big brands such as Marriott Hotels, Lamborghini cars ... and until last year, the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

Details About the APA Suit

The Kardashian-Jenners endorse all kinds of things -- from beauty products to sneakers to fast food and diet pills, high-end designer clothing and bargain gear at Sears. They are, to their credit, they're not snobs about what they'll say is OK if they get paid. Whether it's Chanel or Skechers, they smile and that sells stuff ... sometimes. But not everyone gets expected profits from the sisters who sell it all, and these ladies get sued a lot.

Details on the latest case, filed by APA and reported by TMZ, are scant. Apparently the claim is that the agency had an oral contract which the Kardashians breached when they stopped paying the 15 percent due on deals its reps negotiated. "APA wants a ton of money," writes TMZ.

As for the Kardashian-Jenner legal team, it had a bit more to say. Family counselor Todd Wilson released a statement that shows lawyers are almost as awesome at drama as reality TV stars. He wrote, "APA's lawsuit is frivolous and the height of dishonesty. The Kardashians and Jenners terminated APA in March 2015 for being incompetent and breaching their fiduciary duties, which cost the Kardashians and Jenners hundreds of millions of dollars. Now the real story of how APA totally failed its clients will be told and APA will have to answer for its incompetence and wrongful acts."

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