Friday, various outlets were reporting that there was a Kanye West sex tape being shopped. Kanye’s lawyer has issued a statement saying that there is indeed a tape, and that it is from a computer that was stolen from Kanye’s home.
Rumours had been floating around the internet that a Kanye West sextape was being shopped. Â Along with the rumors is an apparent screen shot captured from the tape in question. Now West’s lawyer has issued a statement that the tape was stolen from Kanye’s apartment, and since it was obtained illegally is ordering sites to take down the image of the screen shot.
In a statement to All Hip Hop, Kanye’s lawyer, Lisa M. Buckley of Pryor Cashman states, that the screen shot of a topless Kanye West, is from a computer that was stolen, “â€œBe advised that the Screen Shot, as well as the Tape from which the Screen Shot was taken, were illegally obtained and believed to have been stolen from Mr. Westâ€™s computer,â€
This video depicts Kanye in a hotel room with an unidentified woman who states on camera that she is 18, and married. Â Apparently the tape was shot shortly before Kanye and Kim Kardashian began dating.
Since the tape was obtained illegally, it may never be released. Â Kanye’s lawyer’s statement continues in regards to the screen shot:
â€œYour posting, advertising, marketing, displaying and otherwise disseminating the stolen Screen Shot and/or other materials on the Tape constitute actionable violations of Mr. Westâ€™s rights of privacy and publicity. Â We hereby demand that you: (1) immediately cease and desist from posting, advertising, marketing, displaying and disseminating the illegally obtained Screen Shot of Mr. West.â€