A model who learned viral reputation by arguably outshining celebrities on the Golden Globe crimson carpet is locked in a appropriate combat with the bottled water firm that helped kind her well-known.
Kelly Steinbeich, who makes use of the name Kelleth Cuthbert to model, grow to be known overnight as the Fiji Water Girl.
She had been photographed smiling as she held a tray of water bottles in the help of celebrities on the match in Hollywood.
She and Fiji are genuinely feuding over the utilization of her record in marketing.
The Canadian model, 31, filed a lawsuit in opposition to Fiji Water and its proprietor, the Out of the ordinary Company, in January after they venerable her likeness for a promotional cardboard decrease-out.
She accused the firm of unauthorised use of her photograph, likeness and identification for a global promoting campaign.
In a countersuit filed on Friday, the owners of Fiji Water acknowledged Ms Steinbeich had knowingly signed an unfamiliar one-year deal price $ninety,000 (£70,000) and accused her and her brokers of “straight forward greed”.
They described her lawsuit is a “blatant are attempting to skirt her contractual