NEW YORK Oct 11 Reality television star Kim
Kardashian sued the celebrity gossip website MediaTakeout on
Tuesday for claiming that she lied about an armed robbery
earlier this month in Paris.
Kardashian, whose show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" is
on hold following the robbery, filed a lawsuit in federal court
in New York accusing the site of reporting that she staged the
attack "without any factual support whatsoever."
The 35-year-old was robbed of some $10 million in jewelry
after masked men put a gun to her head and tied her up in a
Paris apartment early on Oct. 3.
The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages for defamation,
names both the site and its founder, Fred Mwangaguhunga, as
Mwangaguhunga refused to publish a retraction and an apology
"for calling her a liar and a criminal," the lawsuit said.
The site did not immediately respond to a request for
Kardashian, who has kept an uncharacteristically low profile
since the robbery, is married to the rapper Kanye West, with
whom she has two children. Her family was not with her at the
time of the incident.
(Reporting by Joseph Ax; Editing by Alan Crosby)