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Kardashians looking to kill new book based on sex tape scandal

The Kardashians seem to be aggressively making an attempt to block the publication of a scorching roman à clef novel concerning the household.

As Web page Six first reported, former household confidant Kevin Dickson has written a book referred to as “Publish Well-known” whose central character, Zia Zandrian, bears a putting resemblance to Kim Kardashian.

Amongst different uncannily acquainted plot factors, Zandrian sells her sex tape for $5 million on the urging of her mom.

Dickson — who’s written two profitable books concerning the seamy facet of celeb, “Blind Merchandise” and “Responsible Pleasure” — is a former tabloid editor who acted as a go-between between the household and In Contact journal from the very starting of Kardashian’s profession till their relationship blew up throughout Kardashian’s divorce from NBA star Kris Humphries. Now an insider tells us that a minimum of one writer has been scared off by strong-arm ways.

“It appeared a useless certainty that the deal would occur [with that publisher],” mentioned an insider, “One other creator [who writes for] the identical writer even reached out to Kev to say that they have been excited as a result of they’d heard that they have been [now both] going be revealed by the identical firm.”

Kim Kardashian and Kevin Dickson
Kim Kardashian and Kevin DicksonGetty Photographs

However we’re instructed that Dickson’s agent bought a sudden and sudden “well mannered go.” Insiders on the publishing home mentioned that they’d been instructed that in the event that they revealed the book, they’d face a authorized backlash. “It wouldn’t be definitely worth the trouble,” mentioned the supply. However we’re instructed that Dickson’s presently in negotiations with two different homes, and a studio is excited about a TV adaptation.

Kardashian’s notorious sex tape with Ray J was launched in 2007 by Vivid Leisure, and its founder Steven Hirsch has denied persistent rumors that Kris Jenner was concerned in its sale as “nonsense.” Nonetheless, he has confirmed Vivid paid Kardashian to launch the footage, and wouldn’t dispute rumors her payment was as a lot as $5 million. A lawyer for the star has mentioned that determine was “enormously inflated.” Jenner has additionally denied leaking Kardashian’s sex tape.

Reps didn’t get again to us.

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