Seacrest In? Blac Chyna Forces Ryan Into Her Bitter Kardashian Legal Battle

Blac Chyna Attorney Wants Ryan Seacrest To Testify In Legal Battle
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Feb. 23 2019, Updated 9:51 p.m. ET

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Blac Chyna is dragging Ryan Seacrest into her bitter legal battle over the cancellation of her reality show with ex Rob Kardashian, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.

Radar told you first last month that the model's attorneys planned to question the TV and radio host on what he knew about the Kardashian-Jenner family's alleged plans to shut down the Rob & Chyna show.

Now, Chyna's attorneys have filed new documents in her case against the Kardashian-Jenners regarding the series' cancellation.

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The docs reveal that Chyna's lawyers had served a subpoena on Seacrest - credited as executive producer of Rob & Chyna - but his lawyers responded, arguing that he didn't need to appear.

Legal eagles for Rob's baby mama filed the new documents on Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 21, 2019 in the Los Angeles Superior Court system.

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Seeking to prove Chyna's show was expected to get a second season, the papers cite a tweet from Seacrest, stating, "Congrats to my bro Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna on #RobandChyna Season 2 Pickup!"

But the reality show ultimately ran only one season from September to December 2016.

Chyna claims the family allegedly maneuvered to kill her contract for the reality show, and the production company and the E! network agreed to the move and replaced the time slot with Kylie Jenner's show.

Chyna's lawyer Hussain Turk claims the arguments presented to him by Seacrest's legal team are invalid and based on a different area of the law.

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In a legal email provided as evidence, Turk contended, "We explained that plaintiff has a legitimate right to to take the deposition of Ryan Seacrest as the executive producer of Rob & Chyna …. We also informed you that your reliance on the Liberty Mutual case was entirely baseless.

"Mr. Seacrest has unique knowledge and information regarding season 2 of Rob and Chyna. As we informed you we will move to compel compliance with the deposition (and document) subpoena of Ryan Seacrest and will seek sanctions."

The lawyers are now trying to set a date of February 28, 2019, to take Seacrest's statement, and they are also seeking to recoup legal fees from him totaling $3,255.

As Radar readers know, Chyna and Rob have been embroiled in various legal actions against each other.

Rob filed a $767K claim that Chyna had assaulted him and damaged his sister Kylie's home, where they were living in 2016.

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