Top Jewish lawyers hired in Rob Kardashian, Blac Chyna case

Heated cyber-bullying legal battle ensues after reality TV star shared explicit photos on social media without consent of his former fiance.

July 11, 2017 12:52
1 minute read.
Rob Kardashian Blac Chyna

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna [File 2016]. (photo credit: GREG DOHERTY/GETTY IMAGES/AFP)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


Rob Kardashian has hired one of O.J. Simpson's former defense lawyers, Robert Shapiro, to represent him in the wake of an explicit social media rampage that led the troubled reality TV star's former fiance, Blac Chyna, to seek legal action.

Kardashian found himself in the middle of a heated legal battle after sharing nude photos without consent last week on Instagram and making lewd accusations against the mother of his eight-month-old daughter, Dream.

Shapiro, one of the world's most recognized civil litigators, represented the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star in front of a judge on Monday and said his client did not seek to not fight Chyna, whose legal name is Angela White, in court as he had agreed to abide by the terms of restraining order sought by his on-and-off-again former flame.

Shapiro, who is Jewish, was also reportedly hired to fight for temporary legal custody of the pair's infant.

Kardashian's attorney told TMZ that his client regretted the cyber-bullying tirade, which the social media world dubbed "revenge porn."

“Rob’s only concern is for the well-being of baby Dream,” he added.

Shapiro worked alongside Kardashian's father, Robert Kardashian Sr. in the high-profile O.J. Simpson murder case in 1995.

Meanwhile, Chyna has turned to the legal prowess of high-powered attorney Lisa Bloom, who is also Jewish and said on Monday that her client was granted everything sought in her petition against Kardashian.

"As we have said all along, revenge porn is a form of domestic abuse," CNN quoted Bloom as saying. "It is also a crime in California and 38 other states." 

Kardashian's Instagram account has since been deactivated from the social media platform. According to CNN, the next hearing in the case is scheduled for August 8.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Shabbat candles
June 21, 2019
Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and U.S.


Cookie Settings