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Winklevoss Twins

Mark Said

He Wanted to F**k Us

4/20/2011 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are not giving up on their claim ... Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook defrauded them in settling their beef with the social network -- and they point to two damning IMs.

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The Winklevosses say in new legal papers - obtained by TMZ --  Zuckerberg and Facebook intentionally withheld instant messages sent by Mark in 2004, saying, "Yeah, I'm going to f**k them ... probably in the [ear]."

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In another IM, Zuckerberg told a friend, "But they [the twins] made a mistake haha.  They asked me to make it for them.  So I'm like delaying it so it won't be ready until after the facebook thing comes out."

The Winklevosses settled their dispute with Zuckerberg and Facebook for $65 million, but they've been trying to undo the settlement on grounds they were defrauded. 

The twins lost several rounds in court, but now they are asking a federal appellate court to look at the settlement again, and acknowledge the IMs are proof of fraud and therefore the settlement should be invalidated.

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61.

dave    

Just like the qoutation in the "social network" movie.This seems to be a case of "They are suing me because for the first time in their lives,things didnt go exactly the way they were supposed for them" TWINS=SPOILED BRATS.

1260 days ago
62.

Alex    

Facebook is garbage anyways so who cares. In 5 years it will be like myspace is now...nothing.

1260 days ago
63.

tgrfan42069    

these guys make their living off of suing facebook.money getting short time to try for more..i cheer mark for the **** them in the ear remark.

1260 days ago
64.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

As insane as it sounds, I can understand where they're coming from. Zuckerberg, as charitable as he is, has pulled more underhanded sh** than people will ever know, but these guys have the money to fight him. If all they say is true, I hope they get every penny they're asking for, if nothing else than to teach him a lesson.

1260 days ago
65.

BlahBlahBlah    

I didn't know Ben Afflec had a twin.

1260 days ago
66.

mark    

lets see...they deal with this guy on an idea. the guy weezles them out of it and then does not disclose everything he should for their settlement of the deal. they find out that it was an obvious scam to get them out of the picture...so they are coming after more money to get what they should have gotten in the first place if everybody was being honest. So hell yeah...I would be going after more too!!!! if I found out that I settled on somethijng that was not presented correctly to me you better believe I would at least fight for it. Yes...$65 million is a lot of money....but it is not right if the company had a value way more than what was disclosed...therefore they should get more. Very simple...they are not being selfish...just going after something that is rightfully theirs. Any of you who would come up with an idea...then get told it is worth $100 so your cut is $50...only to find out it was actually worth $10,000....yeah....any of you would go after your fare share....and to say you wouldn't is either a bold face lie or your a freaking idiot.

1260 days ago
67.

pz    

All is fair in love and war. They had the idea and no know-how. He had the know-how and they GAVE him the idea without any protection. If they hadn't been coddled their whole life, they would have had more street-smarts. He was a slimy outlier at Harvard. They were insiders. The outlier has more drive to get in than the insiders to do well. They didn't have drive. Wanted to be rowing and hanging with the co-eds while Zuckermanberger did all the work. A few emails...? Give me a break. They should have put the cops on his tail immediately. But they were born with the silver spoon and assumed he played gentleman's rules, but he is not a gentleman. He is who he is, but not a gentleman. It is a cultural misunderstanding. They were raised with handshakes and honor. He was not. Boys like the twins need to be warned about people like Mark Z. by their parents and teachers - and ultimately, the twins and their story will be the loud morality tale for the current generation. Don't give good ideas to bad people and then wait around for something good to happen. It won't! But $65 million is not a bad paycheck for hanging around and wondering what happened to your grand idea - so just take the money and the agreed-upon settlement, get new lawyers and work hard on your next idea! And teach your kids about people like Mark Z. They are all around like snakes in the grass and one must step very carefully!

1260 days ago
68.

TruthSeeker2011    

For those taking the side of the Winklevoss idiots, please inform yourself about the situation. These Harvard spoiled brats allegedly "entered" into an "oral" agreement. Now, since they come from HUGE money, don't you think they know better? Furthermore, they should have filed legal docs on their "idea" as that is how things are done. Their settlement was generous since FB and Zuck were worth nothing at the time the lawsuit was filed. The Judge explained to them that you could not put a value on FB period. They are whiny spoiled losers who do NOTHING for anyone but themselves. FB was not and will never have been, their idea. They can't think that big.

1260 days ago
69.

JW    

OH MY GOD I AM SO F-ING TIRED OF THE WINKLEVI AND THE MISERABLE BULL S&IT THAT GOES ALONG WITH THEM. IT'S OVER, TAKE WHAT YOU GOT AND GO AWAY. WHAT IS BECOMING ABUNDANTLY CLEAR IS THAT YOU COULD NOT HAVE INVENTED FACEBOOK. MARK ZUCKERBURG INVENTED AT LEAST THREE OTHER SITE BEFORE FACEBOOK BEFORE FACEBOOK. WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? SUE MARK ZUCKERBERG. THERE HAS TO BE A GAG ORDER IN THE SETTLEMENT YOU SIGNED AND FACEBOOK SHOULD INVALIDATE EVERYTHING YOU RECEIVED IF YOU WANT TO PLAY THIS WAY. YOU'RE SO PATHETIC, I BET YOU CAN'T EVEN GET LAID.

1260 days ago
70.

Ben    

What a bunch of Whiners. You settle and now back for more. If i was the Judge i would tell you to get your ass back out their and get a REAL JOB ! ! ! ! ! ! !

1260 days ago
71.

TheHOLETruth    

Good old American GREED, at its worst. Mark Zuckerberg had to pay them $65 million bucks because he was smart enough to ACT on something that he felt was a slam-dunk, while the Wrigley twins were admiring themselves in the mirror. But they've come to life since they squired those million dollar attorneys, who will file any frivolous lawsuit to line their pockets.

Listen boys, unless you're an athlete, rapper, or a stupid lottery winner, you'll die with money in the bank. The women [and guys] will be at your beck and call. Take your unearned money, have a good time, invest it wisely, get rid of those attorneys and STFU

And as for Mark, let the haters, hate. There's just jealous. Those types would be the first sniffing his ass for a handout.

1260 days ago
72.

Jack    

These IMs came out a year ago.

1260 days ago
73.

Jack    

Old news.

1260 days ago
74.

nyer566    

I cant stand that POS left wing idiot Zuck! He needs to take FB and cram it up his ass!

1260 days ago
75.

moi    

These two are seriously coming across as whiny little bitches-GET OVER IT and enjoy your $65 million!

1260 days ago
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