Model, Blac Chyna, is the latest celebrity to be sued for unauthorized use of images on social media. The mother of two is facing legal action for allegedly using paparazzi photos for a sponsored Instagram post without paying for a photo license.
The 29-year-old is accused of reposting the above images of herself that were taken by photographers at the California-based BACKGRID photo agency and using one of the pictures to promote a fashion brand in October.4
“When your @fashionnova jeans go perfect with any fit… Shop @fashionnova for the hottest styles!” she urged her followers on Instagram.
According to TheBlast.com, BACKGRID agency says they own the rights to the pictures and didn’t license them to Chyna, real name Angela White.
The agency is seeking $150,000 per infringement, plus damages