Kardashians, Jenners ask judge to quash Blac Chyna subpoenas
As a February lawsuit looms over Rob Kardashian’s assault and battery allegations against his former fiancee, Blac Chyna, her young daughter’s mother has subpoenaed other members of the Kardashian family to sit for further depositions in as part of its defense strategy.
But attorneys for Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner filed court documents Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court asking Judge Gregory W. Alarcon to quash those subpoenas, arguing that Chyna has already had a filing deadline with each in a different case. A hearing is scheduled for January 7.
“After four years of litigation, and on the eve of the discovery closing, (Chyna) seeks to file … Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, although they have already reviewed each of them. them for hours on end on the same matters in the pending related action, “argue Jenner-Kardashian’s attorneys in their court documents.” (Chyna) has no reason to want to re-file these non-parties on the same problems other than harassing and overwhelming the Kardashians / Jenners and making the headlines. “
All four of the Kardashian members submitted affidavits in support of the quashing motion, but their statements were put under seal.
“The Kardashians / Jenners are extremely busy with business and professional engagements scheduled months in advance and it would be excessively disruptive and time-consuming to force their additional depositions to take place on such a short notice,” Jenner-Kardashian lawyers argue in their court documents.
Rob Kardashian sued Chyna, model and socialite real name Angela White, in September 2017, alleging that she committed domestic violence against him on December 14, 2016, at the Hidden Hills home they shared and which belonged to Kylie Jenner.
In the related lawsuit, Chyna sued Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, alleging that they lied about Chyna assaulting Rob Kardashian while talking to E! Network executives in order to prevent Chyna from getting a second season of the former couple’s reality show, “Rob & Chyna”.
Each of the previous depositions lasted an entire day and totaled about 25 hours, according to court documents from Jenner-Kardashian attorneys.
In a September 2020 ruling, Judge Randolph M. Hammock dismissed Chyna’s initial motion to dismiss the Kardashian case. But in May, Chyna’s attorney, Lynne Ciani, filed a new motion to dismiss the lawsuit, citing what the attorney said were Kardashian’s “explosive confessions” in the Department of Children’s and Children’s Services. the Los Angeles County family who report that Chyna never committed domestic violence against him.
Media reported in 2017 that the DCFS had taken action to examine the welfare of the couple’s daughter, Dream Renee, who is now 5 years old.
In an affidavit regarding Chyna’s alleged assault on him, Rob Kardashian said that when his ex-fiancée is “drunk and high she’s very strong.”
In addition to threatening him with her own pistol, Chyna attempted to suffocate him, Kardashian says.
“While I was in the living room, Chyna came up behind me with an iPhone charger and wrapped it tightly around my neck and started choking me on the charger,” Kardashian says. “At one point, as Chyna suffocated me with the charger wrapped very tightly around my neck, I was lucky enough to pull the cable out of my neck. I went to the master bedroom to get away from her and locked the door.
The trial of the Rob Kardashian costume is scheduled for February 23.
Chyna, 33, and Kardashian, 34, started dating in January 2016 and their daughter was born in November. They broke up in the summer of 2017.