Diana Jenkins filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Thursday in an effort to reveal the “bots” who cyberbullied Garcelle Beauvais’ 14-year-old son Jax — since she’s been blamed for the assaults.
“Dozens, if not a whole bunch, of individuals have posted messages attacking Ms. Jenkins for an act that she by no means took,” Jenkins’ attorneys mentioned within the lawsuit, obtained by Page Six.
“This motion is the one manner Ms. Jenkins has to struggle again in opposition to the nameless coward who determined to place her fame, livelihood and life in jeopardy.”
Page Six beforehand revealed that Jenkins, 49, needed to hire “24/7” security as a result of she was allegedly receiving demise threats from “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” followers.
In August, Jax revealed on Instagram that he received hateful messages from viewers who have been upset with Beauvais, 55, for her feuds with Jenkins, Lisa Rinna and Erika Jayne on “RHOBH” and drama happening off the present surrounding an “uneducated” comment Jenkins made a couple of black content material creator.
“I’m a f–king 14 yr previous depart me alone please,” the teenager beforehand captioned a video that confirmed a slew of racist remarks from followers, together with one which learn, “You’d have your neck kneeled on if it weren’t on your white daddy, [Michael Nilon]. Tell your mother to go away Diana alone otherwise you’ll take care of us.”
Jenkins — together with Rinna, 59, Jayne, 51, and different “RHOBH” solid members — reposted a statement from Bravo slamming the social media feedback that have been despatched to Jax.
The Bosnian-born entrepreneur, for her half, shared an additional message, by which she mentioned she was “appalled” by the remarks, including, “No one needs to be handled this fashion, particularly youngsters. Sadly, this was not the primary time RHOBH youngsters have been attacked. This has to cease. Leave our children alone.”
Jenkin’s lawsuit states her purpose is to “unmask and maintain accountable the morally bankrupt particular person who has attacked a baby and positioned blame for his/her actions on Ms. Jenkins.”
Since the identification of the “bots” is unknown, the defendant is called as John Doe within the lawsuit.
According to a press launch obtained by Page Six, Jenkins’ attorneys intend to request subpoenas from Meta, the dad or mum firm of Instagram, to “receive info that may very well be used to establish these individuals who orchestrated the act.”
Page Six has reached out to Meta for remark.
The lawsuit additionally states the Neuro Brands CEO is “embarrassed and distressed that household, pals, followers, potential employers, enterprise associates and most people” have seen false accusations about her.
Her attorneys famous that given the truth that Jenkins has a long history of philanthropy, her “lifetime of fine deeds are being undermined by a false affiliation with a heinous act.”
“Ms. Jenkins seeks to place an finish to this conduct for herself, her household, and Ms. Beauvais’ son,” the attorneys concluded. “Someone wants to face as much as unhealthy individuals.”
A rep for Beauvais couldn’t instantly be reached for touch upon the submitting.
The actress beforehand issued an announcement, nevertheless, on the assaults made on her son.
“I’m often a really sturdy girl I’ve been raised to be sturdy my life has taught me to be sturdy however relating to my children!” Beauvais tweeted in August. “It hurts it’s not OK.
“I’ve been in tears all night time it’s only a TV present individuals scream at your TV toss stuff at your TV however depart our children alone.”