February 07, 2007 07:02:00 GMT
Charlize Theron is being sued by a Swiss watchmaker, Raymond Weil, for breach of contract.
Trouble has approached Charlize Theron. The Oscar-winning actress is facing a lawsuit brought by Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil, who accused her of breaching of contract.
In the court papers filed Monday Feb 5th in state Supreme Court, Weil alleged Theron signed an endorsement deal that got her paid "substantial funds" to model in the company's ad campaign and wear its watches exclusively from October 2005 to December 2006. That deal, additionally, allowed Weil to use Theron's photographs in its advertisements.
The problem is Theron who was the face of a Dior perfume as well, "was actually photographed wearing a watch from the Christian Dior line" at a press event in Austin, Texas, on March 14, 2006.
Worse, Theron also "appeared wearing a necklace in an advertisement benefiting an AIDS charity," the court papers say. In fact, "Plaintiffs were led to believe and had a right to believe by their written agreement that (Theron) would not promote jewelry or watches."
No comment given by the actress' camp. Hence, keep it here for further details.