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Grimes v. Celebrity Cruise Lines - Cooking Reality Show

Grimes v. Celebrity Cruise Lines - Cooking Reality Show

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HOMAS
GRIMES,
DEBORAH
WILLIAMS
and
CARNETTA
JONES,
Plaintiffs,
-against-
CELEBRITYCRUISELINES,ROYALCARIBBEANINTERNATIONAL,
NBCUNIVERSAL
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DEBORAH
WILLIAMS( Ms.
Williams )andCARNETTAJONES( Ms.Jones ),byandthroughtheirattorneys,Peri&Stewart,LLC,asandfortheirComplaintagainstthedefendants,respectfullyallegeasfollows:
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OF
THEACTION
1.Thisisacivilactionfordamagesarisingfrom:(a)breach
of
animpliedcontract;(b)violation
of
copyrightlaws(17
U.S.C.
§§501,
et,seq.
byDefendants,CELEBRITY
CRUISELINES( Celebrity )and
ROYALCARIBBEANINTERNATIONAL
( RoyalCaribbean )
NBCUNIVERSAL
and
BRAVO
TELEVISIONNETWORK,
(collectively,the
 Defendants ).
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Ms.Jones
are
African-American.
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Ms.Williams,
wasmarried
to
an
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of
thedefendants,
specifically,
NBC
Universal(togetherwithnon-defendant,
COMCAST)
enteredintoacertainagreementwiththe
NAACP
INSERT
onoraboutDecember15,2010(the DiversityFairness

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