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02/16/2012 11:50 am ET Updated Mar 24, 2014

'Titanic' Was Ripped Off An Unpublished Biography: Lawsuit Filed By Californian Princess Stephanie Kennedy

An Imperial Beach woman named Princess Samantha Kennedy claims the script of the movie "Titanic" unlawfully draws from her unpublished biography and last week filed a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures for copyright infringement.

For the alleged infringement she wants all copies of the movie destroyed, and to be awarded all money made by the movie. The second highest grossing film ever, according to IMDB.com, "Titanic" made $1.8 billion in worldwide box office sales alone after its premiere in 1997.

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Correction: Following Patch's reporting, a previous version of this post incorrectly stated Princess Samantha Kennedy's name as "Stephanie."

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