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The Winklevoss Twins

LOSE AGAIN

Must Pay Lawyers $13 MIL!

10/12/2011 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Winklevoss Twins
The legal losing streak continues for Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss ... who've been ordered to pay their former lawyers $13 MILLION in fees after losing yet another appeal in their neverending Facebook saga.

The Winklevii have been at war with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan -- the firm that represented them in the case portrayed in "The Social Network." The boys claim the firm committed malpractice by leaking information about their $65 million settlement with Mark Zuckerberg ... and they shouldn't have to pay them a single cent.

But an arbitration panel ruled against the twins ... so they took the case all the way up to a New York appeals court ... which just dished out some more bad news for the Winks ... they lost

Now, the Winklevii have no choice but to pay the fee ... or else the firm can take steps towards seizing their assets.

#richpeoplesproblems.

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16.

MyOpinionOnly    

hahahahahahahahahahahaha! Serves those rich jerks right! Should have kept yur mouth shut and taken the payment as it was. Stupid, stupid, STUPID decision to try and sue after the agreement. Karma sure is a beyotch huh boys?

1106 days ago
17.

The Real JJ    

These guys suck at lawsuits. All they do is lose more money.

1106 days ago
18.

JimmyB    

Uh...Good.

1106 days ago
19.

Muppet    

$65 million and they're unhappy? WTF? If they don't want it I'll gladly take it!

1106 days ago
20.

KnuckleDragger    

The Winklevii...when one loser isn't enough!

1106 days ago
21.

travcm    

Wow, a lot of uninformed idiots are against these two. They have a right to file a suit against their former representation if they believe the firm committed malpractice. It's not about greed. You guys need to read up and realize that this is not a suit against Facebook.

1105 days ago
22.

dummy    

Dumb and Dumber.

1105 days ago
23.

JW    

The really funny part is they didn't get $65M in cash - I believe it was in Facebook stock, which has not gone public yet - and it could be debated that the Winkelvi don't have a pot to piss in or a window the throw it out. Depending what the private stock terms are, they may only be able to sell the Facebook stock to another holder, i.e. Mark Zuckerberg - who could say their block of share are only worth say $5M, take it or leave it - oh, they can't they are under court order to pay their lawyers. Zuck - screw them to the wall if you have the opportunity!!!! Karma is a bitch and they deserve it.

1105 days ago
24.

Heather    

Spoiled Harvaard brats. They can't accept anyone telling them NO! If they are so clever they would have come up with another billion dollar idea by now.

1105 days ago
25.

Marisa    

That is what happens when you are douche bags!

1105 days ago
26.

Nicki    

Oh, Winklevii. The first time I met you guys in Princeton in your lame pink shorty shorts I was sure you were trouble. "Expression of the Author," a phrase you may want to learn. Means your idea was crap without the ability to actually express it. And by that I mean you. Not some really smart guy you failed to follow through and form an agreement with.

1105 days ago
27.

Leader of the ignorant masses    

Time to pimp more pistachios.

1105 days ago
28.

tazer    

these dumbasses need to accept the fact they did not create facebook...

1105 days ago
29.

Cheryl    

As i sit back here living unemployment paycheck to paycheck i can tell you from the heart ... these two are IDIOTS! GREEDY idiots!!!

1105 days ago
30.

en Todo Momento!!    

must have been their ties. horrible choice(s)!.

1105 days ago
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