Los Angeles (AP) — Talking about the Kardashian Family turmoil is a common pastime for many ordinary Americans. On Monday, some had to do it on their faces.
Kim Kardashian, mother Kris Jenner, sisters Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner all sat in the front row of the Los Angeles court, and future judges shared their feelings about the famous family and four women. .. Former fiance Blac Chyna.
“It’s not a big deal for me to relate to their name,” said one man. “I don’t think reality TV is good for society.”
Cina, whose name is Angela White, has been making a fuss about the Kardashian family alleging that she has destroyed her television career, and her lawyer Lin Ciani told 47 candidates during the jury selection. Asked about his feelings about the defendant.
Another said, “I sincerely hope that none of these people will be wealthy because of this.”
One woman said she tried to see “Kardashian Family Fuss” when her teenage daughter first appeared, but stopped doing it.
“I don’t think they were the best role models,” she said. “I didn’t let her see anything related to them.”
One panel member couldn’t even wait to be asked. Immediately after sitting, he was asked to give his name, profession, marriage history, and hometown, and he replied.
Defendant did not appear to be defensive about contempt. They chatted with each other and smiled during the break.
However, Judge Gregory W. Alarcon was not completely satisfied with the tone.
“I thank you for your integrity. You are certainly not shy,” he told the panel. “But this is the same type of case as in all cases where everyone is entitled to a fair trial. There is a jury trial instruction that party wealth and party poverty are not an issue.”
The jury will be seated late Monday and the opening statement of the trial will begin on Tuesday. All the Kardashian women were expected to testify, at least some of them, but their appearance for the jury trial was a surprise.
Wearing a loose business suit, her mother was white and her daughter was black and gray, and she was guided by the guards at the last moment before the jury was brought in.
One of the jury trial candidates involved in the other cases said he did not like the spoiled treatment he felt he was receiving.
Michael G. Rhodes, a Kardashian lawyer, explained that court guards had driven them in and took them to court for reasons.
“Do you understand that celebrities have a dark side? Celebrities may need special security,” says Rhodes.
“Does that mean you need to hand over Fiji Water when they are sitting in court?” The man replied.
The family also had supporters in the room.
“I’m a fan of the Kardashian family, so I don’t think I can make a fair decision,” said a young woman.
“I’m also a mess of the Kardashian family. I’ve seen it from an early age, so I don’t think it’s fair,” said the young man.
Kardashian fans said they knew who Blac Chyna was, but didn’t have a strong feeling for her.
One woman who said she didn’t care for the Kardashian family said she liked China because they went to the same nail salon and were “always kind to me.”
Model and influential Chyna began dating the lonely Kardashian brother Rob in January 2016. By the end of the year, they were engaged, had a daughter, and starred in their own “Kardashian Family Trouble” spin-off. E! It is called “Rob & Chyna” in the network.
When the two broke up, the second season was shot and the show was abandoned.
In 2017, Chyna sued her family for $ 100 million for defaming her family and using power with producers and executives to drive her out of reality television, illegally disrupting her contracts and commerce. rice field.
The Kardashian family’s turmoil denied cheating and stated in court filings that there were legitimate concerns about China and feared the safety of his son and brother given the “violence and toxicity” of the relationship. rice field.
Cina has also sued Rob Kardashian, but the differences in her claims to him have led the judge to separate that part of the case into another subsequent case.
The family will be E! From 2007 to 2021! He gained fame throughout the 20 seasons of Keeping Up with the Kardashian Family and became a social media superstar and valuable product pitcher.
Hulu’s sequel series “The Kardashians” premiered on Thursday.
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