Eddie Murphy’s Baby Mama Sues ‘Hollywood Exes’ Producers For $1 Million

December 4, 2013  |  

Source: WENN

It looks like there’s some off-camera drama brewing over on the set of VH1’s Hollywood Exes. According to TMZ, one of the mothers of Eddie Murphy’s children, Tamara Johnson, is suing Lynch-Dyson Entertainment, the producers of Hollywood Exes, claiming that they actually jacked the idea from her.

In filed court documents, Johnson insists that she pitched a reality show titled The Hollywood Ex Club to Vernon Lynch back in 2008. According to reports, the show was supposed to document the lives of a group of celebrity baby mamas and was inspired by Johnson’s relationship with Murphy; however, nothing ever came as a result of Johnson’s discussions with Lynch. Four years later, in 2012, VH1 debuted a new show titled Hollywood Exes starring Murphy’s ex-wife, Nicole Murphy, and ironically produced by Lynch-Dyson Entertainment. As you have probably guessed, Johnson wasn’t too happy about this.

Johnson says that she reached out to Lynch-Dyson several times in hopes of receiving credit and money for the alleged stolen idea; however, the issue was never resolved. Now she’s suing for at least $1 million. Of course there are always two sides to a story, but if in fact Lynch-Dyson actually stole her idea, then we can totally understand her frustration. We will continue to keep you posted as this story develops.

What are your thoughts about this lawsuit?

Jazmine Denise is an entertainment and celebrity news blogger. Follow her on Twitter @jazminedenise.

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  • chilid856

    Stuff like this is not new. Hollywood executives have stolen a lot of ideas since the begining from people.

  • Tee

    I didn’t know she existed.. Lol

  • Leigh

    Everybody always looking for the come up!

  • Sharifa Levy

    Its not to far fetched the ladywho came up with the matrix just got paid I hope she wins if it was in fact her idea!!

  • Susie Dean

    Pay the woman fir stolen idea

  • Sunshinegirl

    Wait a minute… when did he have another child from someone other than Nicole and Mel B?

  • Kay

    She’s not a ex tho?? She’s a baby momma LOL all the women on the show were actually married to the celebrity men and were divorced.. pie on her face.. she won’t receive no $$ silly rabbit

    • shadyboots

      If they stole her idea it doesn’t matter if she was a one night stand. Her problem is going to be can she prove that she pitched that idea to Lynch

    • Tayla2

      That was the point of her show. She wasn’t an ex-wife but she was an ‘ex’. Her show idea – according to the article – was for baby mommas and not about ex-wives. Two different shows but she allegedly pitched her idea first. Will she get paid? Probably not, but her being a “baby momma” instead of an ex-wife has nothing to do with her case.

      • Sharifa Levy

        Exactly and none of the basketball wives were wiveslol