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From sex tape to suing Old Navy: the Kim Kardashian saga

Only Kim Kardashian is allowed to be Kim Kardashian (Image: David Shankbone)

Kim Kardashian, sex tape ingenue, reality-television star and all around classy lassie, is suing Old Navy to stop using a Torontonian model that looks similar to her in one of their ubiquitous (and wildly annoying) ad campaigns. The model, Toronto native Melissa Molinaro, isn’t named in the lawsuit, but has lamented on Twitter “some people have too much time on there [sic] hands.” The lawsuit against Old Navy and parent company The Gap seeks unspecified damages and wants to prevent the company from using a Kardashian look-alike in their ads again, claiming she “has invested substantial time, energy, finances and entrepreneurial effort in developing her considerable professional and commercial achievements and success, as well as in developing her popularity, fame and prominence in the public eye.” Excuse us while we roll our public eyes, but we think if Old Navy had actually used her in the campaign instead of a look-alike, Kardashian would shill harder than she does those ridiculous QuickTrim weight-loss pills.

Kim Kardashian sues Old Navy [CTV]