Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have threatened their former bodyguard
with a multi-million dollar lawsuit, reports TMZ, after he made
explosive claims about the rapper last month.
Kim, 39, and Kanye, 42, have reportedly sent a cease-and-desist letter
to Kanye’s ex bodyguard Steve Stanulis, alleging he made ‘false and
defamatory statements’ and breached a confidentiality agreement on the
Hollywood Raw Podcast last month.
Stanulis, who was reportedly fired by the rapper back in 2016, said that
he was given ‘ridiculous rules’ to abide by and described the Famous
star as ‘one of my least favorite people to work with over the course of
time’ on the podcast.
Documents obtained by TMZ claim the former bodyguard signed the
agreement in February 2016 and it prohibits him from speaking about any
personal or business-related information about Kim and Kanye.
The website states that while Kim and Kanye haven’t specified which of
Steve’s statements are false and defamatory, they have threatened to sue
for at least $10 million for breaching the confidentiality agreement if
he does it again.
Back in 2016, Kim and Kanye were said to have threatened to sue Stanulis for the same thing and demanded a public apology.
Stanulis’ publicist denied to TMZ that any breach of confidentiality agreement had been committed.
Zack Teperman said: ‘My client went on a podcast to promote his new
film, and old stories that were already out there were brought up.’
‘For Kanye and Kim’s counsel to send out a threatening letter to bully
my client against his rights is unwarranted. My client has already made
it clear that he respects Kanye, their time working together.’
‘If Kanye and Kim wish to continue this further, that is up to them, but
I think their time and money would be better suited helping out with
more pressing matters in our society than what happened many years ago.’