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Asians Want $4 Billion From Miley Cyrus

2/12/2009 4:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A Los Angeles woman has filed a class action suit against Miley Cyrus, claiming she mocked Asians in a recent photo by slanting her eyes. Price tag: $4 billion.

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Lucie J. Kim claims to represent more than 1 million Asian Pacific Islanders who live in L.A. County. Kim claims when Cyrus posed for the photo, she "knew or should have known that her image would be publicly disseminated via the media, which Cyrus knew focused on her private life, specifically TMZ."

Kim says in the suit, filed Wednesday in L.A. County Superior Court, that each Asian Pacific Islander is entitled to the minimum damages for a civil rights violation -- $4,000. Add it up -- $4 billion!

Kim says Miley's "just a kid" defense doesn't fly. She says it's like Paris Hilton claiming to be just a kid. Ouch.

Miley's peeps could not immediately be reached for comment.

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586.

Awesomeness    

this picture is very misunderstood or people are taking advantage of this pic and want money. She may be rich but not that rich. btw, my best friend is asian and we do these face impressions as a joke (which he finds funny) not in the act of racism.

1501 days ago
587.

Megan    

Miss. Lucie Kim needs to get over herself. This was a joke and she obviously thinks she is entitled to Miss. Cyrus' money, which she is not, because of this. The courts should not allow such childish cases. If asians are offended then sorry. I am sure asians have made fun of whites before so move on and stop wasting my time!

1481 days ago
588.

what idiots    

14, dat doesnt make sense, cuz dats lik saying thieves can steal cuz theyr granted pursuit of happiness

cant say this lucie j kim person is sane tho, think shes just a greedy bitch.

1439 days ago
589.

leroy    

Way to break the greedy asian stereotype. There's an asian guy sitting right there. It's clearly a joke.

991 days ago
590.

alex    

$4 billion?!LOL PSYCHOS! What a s***my response!

991 days ago
591.

Joey    

I cant belive that even went to court

681 days ago
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