Jurors deliberating Blac Chyna’s defamation go well with in opposition to the Kardashian-Jenner household didn’t come again with a verdict on Friday and should return subsequent week.
The 12-member jury began deliberating at a Downtown Los Angeles courthouse at 9:30 a.m. Friday, however by the tip of the court docket day at 4:30 p.m., they nonetheless didn’t attain a verdict.
They are going to be again on Monday, nonetheless, its unclear if Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner shall be in court docket Monday because it’s the identical day because the 2022 Met Gala.
The Kardashian-Jenners’ legal professional, Michael Rhodes, informed The Submit he believed his purchasers are nonetheless attending the Gala in New York Metropolis on Monday.
“They don’t should be right here, however I shall be,” Rhodes mentioned as he walked out of the courtroom Friday afternoon. Kim, Khloé, Kylie and Kris, who all testified this week, weren’t contained in the courtroom on Friday and neither was Chyna.
Chyna, 33, sued the relations for $40 million for lack of earnings and greater than $60 million in future earnings, claiming the well-known household used their affect to cancel the second season of her present, “Rob & Chyna,” which they’ve denied.
The mannequin additionally claimed the household went on a marketing campaign to tarnish her popularity and pushed community executives to drag the plug on the present after she had a blowout combat with Rob Kardashian, 35, on Dec. 15, 2016.
Earlier than they went into deliberation, Choose Gregory Alarcon informed jurors that they need to give every defendant a “separate consideration” concerning Chyna’s defamation and contract interference claims.
Kim, nonetheless, gained a serious victory on Friday when the decide dominated there was not sufficient proof that the Skims creator defamed Chyna.
The jury shall be again on Monday to proceed deliberations.Prince Williams
The decide additionally informed jurors they might take into account that Chyna might need intentionally hid her funds as a result of she failed to offer any monetary statements, tax returns and different paperwork pertaining to her revenue or bills regardless of being given virtually six years to file these paperwork.
Since this can be a civil case, 9 out of the 12 jurors should agree that Chyna proved her two claims of defamation and interference of her contract.