Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Sue YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley for Allegedly Leaking Proposal Video: Report

Celebrity News Oct. 31, 2013 AT 8:40PM
Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are suing YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for allegedly leaking video of their proposal online Credit: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images

Kim Kardashian is used to living her life on camera -- but some things aren't meant for public viewing. Among them? Kanye West's marriage proposal to her on Oct. 21. Now, the reality star and her fiance are suing YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for allegedly leaking video of the romantic moment, TMZ reports.

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According to the site, Kardashian and West claim in the lawsuit that Hurley schemed to post the video of the proposal on his new site, MixBit. They also allege that the tech-savvy entrepreneur wasn't invited to the celebration at AT&T Park but somehow found a way in anyway.

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Per TMZ, Hurley signed a confidentiality agreement, which he reportedly broke by posting the video of the proposal on MixBit and then tweeting it out to his followers. He also allegedly issued a press release on the clip.

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"Hurley proceeded to try to turn the event into one starring himself, broadcasting the images he knew were the exclusive property rights of someone else," the site quotes the lawsuit as saying.

TMZ reports that Kardashian and West suing for unspecified damages. The lawsuit doesn't say how much the video is worth, but it does note that the footage was supposed to go to MC Cable Television.

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