Kim Kardashian could’ve avoided lawsuit

R&B singer Brandy’s mom Sonja Norwood claims Kim Kardashian used her credit card to rack up a $120,000 bill in 2006 and 2007. Sonja explains to People why she waited until now to sue Kim:

“I did not want to commence litigation against the Kardashian family without conducting an exhaustive investigation into the charges and discussing all options, including criminal prosecution, with my family.”

Brandy’s mom also gave Kim and her siblings the opportunity to settle the matter out of court:

“After Ray J and Brandy urged me not to file criminal charges because of their prior friendship, I decided to afford the Kardashians an opportunity to resolve this matter without a lawsuit,” Norwood said. “When the fraudulent charges were brought to their attention, they apologized profusely, and advised us, through their attorneys, that they would pay the debt in full. However, they have since reneged on that promise.”

To be honest, I could care less how this situation turns out. I just wanted an excuse to post pics of Kim Kardashian’s astronomical backyard. Colleagues say I’m like a modern-day Walter Cronkite. You know, if he wasn’t afraid of the Internet and played Edward Forty-hands everyday at lunch. If you’ll excuse me, I need to run out and buy some duct tape and Old E. That counts as a business expense, right? I’m writing it off anyway. If you work for the IRS, pretend you didn’t just read that.

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