Blac Chyna is headed back to court to once again face off against the Kardashian family, and apparently she couldn’t be happier about it.
The 10-day trial for the model’s case was originally set to begin on November 29, 2021, but will now take place a whole month earlier on October 18, 2021. In a statement to Page Six, Chyna’s lawyer, Lynne Ciani, said the reality star is “thrilled” that her court date has been rescheduled. But according to the legal documents, both parties are also still open to pursuing mediation before the trial starts this fall, and a post-mediation status hearing has been set for July 26, 2021.
Chyna originally sued the family in 2017 over accusations of assault, battery, domestic violence, defamation, and interference with prospective economic relations in regard to Rob & Chyna, her reality show with ex-fiancé Rob Kardashian, being canceled. In 2017, Rob, Kris Jenner, and Kim Kardashian requested that a judge dismiss Chyna’s lawsuit, though they were ultimately denied the motion. In December the model won her first legal victory in the case after a judge ordered Bunim/Murray Productions—the company behind the reality show at the center of the case—to turn over any unaired footage from what would have been the second season of the show. The judge also ruled that unaired footage of Keeping Up With the Kardashians filmed in March 2017 must be turned over, as it supposedly shows Chyna and Rob working on their relationship and coparenting their daughter, Dream.
But Rob’s lawyer, Marty Singer, previously denied all of Chyna’s allegations, also telling Page Six that this ruling in her favor was of no import since “the footage has no impact on the case. However, we have requested Blac Chyna’s OnlyFans footage, and she has refused to release that footage to us.” A representative for the Kardashians did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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