Miley Slapped With $4B Suit

Asian-American woman sues for damages
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2009 12:55 PM CST
The photo that caused all the drama.   (Photobucket)
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(Newser) – The backlash against Miley Cyrus and her "goofy face" photo continues: An Asian-American woman in Los Angeles has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of all the city’s Asian Pacific Islanders, E! reports. Lucie Kim wants $4,000 in damages for each of LA’s approximately 1 million Asian Americans, claiming Cyrus “should have known that her image would be publicly disseminated via the media.”

News of the lawsuit came on the same day comedian Margaret Cho penned a song about Miley, saying among other things, “Why is there nothing that Asians can do/To make fun of other races as easily as you/Why isn’t racism against Asians taboo?/Why are we always so racially screwed!”