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LeAnn Rimes Sues

My Privacy Was Invaded!

8/30/2012 4:38 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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LeAnn Rimes just filed a lawsuit against two women she claims illegally taped a conversation with her and then spread it across the Internet.

TMZ has obtained a copy of the suit ... filed in L.A. County Superior Court. Rimes alleges Kimberly Smiley and Lexi Smiley are supporters of Brandi Glanville -- Eddie Cibrian's ex -- and engaged in a campaign to trash her when she hooked up the with Eddie.

This Spring, LeAnn claims she called Kimberly in an attempt to stop the negative Internet activity. During the conversation, LeAnn says she attempted to be kind and said she wanted peace. 

LeAnn alleges Kimberly and Lexi illegally and secretly recorded the conversation and then released out-of-context excerpts, painting her in a "false and negative light." They also allegedly made statements that LeAnn was "crazy and delusional."

LeAnn is suing for invasion of privacy. 

Rimes' lawyer, Larry Stein, tells TMZ LeAnn will also go to police in an effort to get the people responsible for the recording prosecuted.

As we previously reported, Rimes is currently in a treatment facility for stress management.

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106.

nisiek    

How can anyone invade anyone's privacy when they don't keep anything private??? She is a hypocrite to the core, funny looking train wreck.

753 days ago
107.

furious cupcakes    

She met a man and she fell in love. Yes other people got hurt, everybody gets hurt in life. I would rather a man leave his wife rather than stay with her with a 1/2 heart just because he wanted to do the right thing.

753 days ago
108.

ManiacalZebra    

Just think of all the stress she could have saved herself by just keeping her paws off another woman's husband.

753 days ago
109.

Randi    

BooHoo... grow up little girl.

753 days ago
110.

jess    

umm...LeAnn, you really can't ask for peace if you're a home-wrecker.

753 days ago
111.

Rick    

Good for LeAnn! Don't take this shi*! The girl on the other end of the phone can barely form a sentence and sounds like a 12 year old.

753 days ago
112.

Sue    

GOOD I hope they charge them in criminal court as well. Kimberly has taught her daughter Lexi to be rude, crude, disgusting just like she is. The language that Kim lets Lexi get away with is intolerable for any parent! Karma girls...Karma. :)

753 days ago
113.

babylove92    

lol i'm sorry, does this homewrecking slut expect us to feel bad for her?

753 days ago
114.

darisa    

LeAnne is a skank. She cheats and then practically pays/phones the paparazzi to take pictures of her skeleton lying around in ugly bikinis. She is so desperate to get any kind of attention...she called the person and cussed her out. i can see if the girl called her but she didn't. Then L.R. brings even more bad PR on herself by filing this stupid lawsuit. L.R. is officially a has-been and crazy .

753 days ago
115.

alex    

and yet, by this litigation...she remains in the news (or at least TMZ). let it go, little girl... you need to concentrate on your significant singing skills and let the rest of this celebrity fantasy go.

753 days ago
116.

STFUP    

Reap what you sow, you cheating sk@nk!
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Now she's worried that Eddie is cheating on her - I hope he is. It would serve her right.

753 days ago
117.

Michell    

Yep, that will cure your stress. She's a weirdo. Turn off your twitter and screw what other people say. You have enough money to enjoy life, but yet you focus on this negative bull****. Let it go!

753 days ago
118.

Michell    

p.s. The cake thing was wierd too. With the kids and her and Eddie in bed. She is so afraid of losing Eddie. She is constantly proving that they are perfect. When a relationship is based on lies, there will be problems of trust.

753 days ago
119.

nikki6    

Uh....new flash....you ARE crazy and delusional. Who the heck calls people from twitter??? What a weirdo

753 days ago
120.

Beth    

Randi Glanville should just get over her ex leaving her for Leann, if they had a good relationship he wouldn't have left her. On another note LeAnn should not bother with what stupid little trolls have to say about her.

753 days ago
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