Kim Kardashian is going through backlash and a lawsuit for allegedly stealing one other concept. She has been accused of scamming her almost-business accomplice, David Liebensohn, along with her Kimoji app.
Kardashian’s app, Kimoji, which was first launched in December 2015, options Kim Kardasian-themed pictograms and was a high vendor on the Apple App Retailer.
Whereas the enterprise has been profitable for the now-billionaire, the person who claims he invented the app has been sidelined within the course of.
David Liebensohn, who’s now homeless, claims Kim Kardashian stole his concept for Kimoji and ‘ruined’ his life.
In current weeks, video and images have resurfaced of a person believed to be David Liebensohn inserting “kimkardashianruinedmylife.com” indicators round LA.
In keeping with the web site, Liebensohn resides in his automobile as he reels from the failed authorized motion he took towards Kardashian. In keeping with the web site — and a lawsuit dropped by Liebensohn in 2019 — the fact TV star first met Liebensohn in 2014 when she was curious about investing in his different app Censorgram.
Liebensohn has even shared screenshots of Kardashian’s shut pal Jonathan Cheban reaching out a couple of attainable deal.
Liebensohn alleges that he and his companions met with Kardashian and her mother, Kris Jenner, in Calabasas the place they mentioned a collection of “Kimojis” which have been a set of animated emojis and GIFs of the Kardashian household. The 2019 lawsuit claimed Kardashian cherished the concept and promised to work collectively as a staff, reducing a 60/40 deal, however she allegedly insisted on submitting the emblems for the challenge herself.
“She is a bully,” Liebensohn informed PageSix in 2019. “She stole my life’s work. Nobody ought to need to undergo what I’ve up to now 4 and a half years since I met her.”
In keeping with Kardashian’s staff, Liebensohn’s different companions signed a settlement settlement again in 2014 that ought to have ended the authorized forwards and backwards however he refused.
Liebensohn is now allegedly on the streets preventing to get his dues from Kim Kardashian.
Indicators throughout LA have followers flocking to Liebensohn’s web site the place he claims the fallout of Kimoji has made him undergo financially. “Seeing their empire develop increasingly every year, has been triggering, as this household is not possible to keep away from on this Kardashian-infested world,” the positioning reads.
“I misplaced all the cash I invested within the patent and wasted tons of of hundreds on authorized charges. The scenario leveled me financially and I used to be by no means capable of get again on the trajectory I used to be on previous to coping with Kim and Kris,” the homepage continues. “I am presently sacrificing a snug residing scenario to sleep in my automobile, whereas working 3 jobs, to unfold my message. I’ve by no means stopped serious about what I might do to carry them accountable and get my life again.”
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Maddie Haley is a author for YourTango’s information and leisure staff. She covers popular culture and celeb information.