Shannon Beador is taking Instagram and its parent site Facebook to court over unauthorized ads using her likeness on the platforms.
The 57-year-old Real Housewives Of Orange Country star claimed in court filings that the internet giants are allowing third parties to post ads falsely making it appear as if she has endorsed their products, TMZ reported on Thursday.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
She claimed in her documents that at least 15 different companies have falsely said she endorsed their products, with most posting dietary supplement ads.
Cracking down: Shannon Beador, 57, is suing Instagram and Facebook over third-party ads that allegedly feature unauthorized endorsements from her, TMZ reported Thursday; seen January 2020 in Hollywood
Shannon writes that not only does she not endorse the products, but she has no connection to the third-party companies whatsoever.
The TV star says these diet products harm her reputation and her authorized endorsements and businesses.
'In the course of her investigation, Beador learned that one individual, had posted a link to such fraudulent advertisement for diet supplements and used her name, image, and/or likeness to the same market,' she wrote, according to The Blast.
'As a result of this scam, many people in the general public, who fell victim to this scam by believing they were purchasing a real product that was endorsed by Plaintiff, responded by posting negative statements about (her), despite the fact Plaintiff received no money for