YouTube Star Wins Revenge Porn Damages

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Chrissy Chambers, who relies in Los Angeles, crowdfunded a authorized motion in opposition to her UK-based ex-boyfriend for importing movies to an grownup web site.

Six express movies that includes Ms Chambers and her former companion have been revealed on Redtube.com with out her consent.

She received her civil declare for breach of confidence, misuse of personal data and harassment at London’s Excessive Court docket on Wednesday.

The movies appeared on the web site in December 2011 and January 2012.

Three of them featured Ms Chambers’ full title within the title and two contained her age on the time of filming, which was 18.

Ms Chambers, 26, was solely alerted to the movies in June 2013 after she acquired quite a few feedback and messages on YouTube – the place she runs a well-liked channel along with her fiancee Bria Kam, aimed toward youngsters.

Lots of the messages got here from followers who thought she had deliberately been concerned in pornography, with some saying they not wished to view her content material.

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Lawyer Alex Marzec informed the courtroom Ms Chambers’ ex-boyfriend – who can solely be legally recognized as DCR – had induced her critical emotional and psychological difficulties by importing the movies, which have been filmed at her residence in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2009 with out her information or consent.

Ms Chambers endured substance abuse and relationship issues consequently, Ms Marzec added.

She was additionally recognized with PTSD and underwent specialised trauma remedy, however continued to have flashbacks and nightmares concerning the launch of the movies.

The actress and singer ran an internet crowdfunding marketing campaign to pay for her case.

Cash was additionally raised to lift consciousness of the results of revenge porn, which entails the sharing of sexually express footage or movies with out consent.

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I couldn’t be extra elated to announce immediately that I received my revenge porn case and likewise requested probably the most unimaginable lady to marry me. That’s proper -WE WON AND BRIA AND I ARE ENGAGED!!!!! I’m the luckiest lady on the earth!!!!! pic.twitter.com/2de8xeGmcN

— Chrissy Chambers (@ChrissyChambers) January 17, 2018

Ms Marzec stated DCR – who was in a relationship with Ms Chambers from 2008 to 2009 – accepted legal responsibility for his illegal actions and regretted the intense misery and struggling induced.

Copyright for the movies has been assigned to Ms Chambers and measures have been taken to make sure any remaining photographs and movies of her in his possession are destroyed.

He may even need to pay Ms Chambers’ substantial undisclosed damages and her authorized prices.

Ms Chambers took to Twitter after the case’s conclusion to share information of her engagement to Ms Kam.

She tweeted: “I couldn’t be extra elated to announce immediately that I received my revenge porn case and likewise requested probably the most unimaginable lady to marry me. That’s proper -WE WON AND BRIA AND I ARE ENGAGED!!!!! I’m the luckiest lady on the earth!!!!!”

Ms Kam additionally tweeted: “WE ARE ENGAGED! I couldn’t be happier to name this lady my fiancé. I really feel just like the luckiest lady on the earth. I like you a lot Chrissy.”

Ms Chambers and Ms Kam have greater than 750,000 subscribers on YouTube, the place they “use music and comedy to entertain, share, and promote equality”.

 
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