Khloé Kardashian’s unedited bikini photo she demands be erased online was reportedly taken by her grandma
In new court documents, it was revealed the 86-year-old was behind the unwanted and supposedly unedited bikini photo of the reality star, 36. Originally, reports suggested it was MJ’s daughter and Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner, who accidentally shared the image.
But in the legal document made public by the famous family’s legal team, it is argued that MJ is the copyright holder of the image and requests all traces be removed from the internet.
“We are counsel for Mary Jo ‘MJ’ Shannon,” the statement reads. “Copies of a photograph, captured by our client, which captures her family member Khloé Kardashian in a private location (wearing a leopard print bikini), have been unlawfully posted online, without authorisation.”
In an original statement released by Tracy Romulus, the chief marketing officer for KKW Brands, it was revealed Kardashian’s assistant had shared the photo “by mistake”.
“The colour edited photo was taken of Khloé during a private family gathering and posted to social media without permission by mistake by an assistant,” Romulus said. “Khloé looks beautiful but it is within the right of the copyright owner to not want an image not intended to be published taken down.”
The revelation comes after reports the famous family were on “a full-scale hunt” to find who leaked the image.
“The Kardashians’ team are on it — it may take a while but they want to know who did this and upset Khloé,” a source told The Sun. “The assistant that posted it on MJ’s account made a genuine mistake — but that account is private and so one of her few thousand followers must have screenshotted the pic from there and that’s how it ‘leaked’.”
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