Liver King sued for $25M after revelation he was actually on steroids
The lawsuit argues customers were forced to buy Liver King's supplements
Brian Johnson a.k.a. the Liver King, is being sued for $25,000,000 by a lawsuit claiming that he misled customers who purchased his supplements.
Brian Johnson has become social media famous in recent years for his ridiculously ripped physique and his ridiculous "primal" carnivorous diet. As the Texan's handle suggests, he eats a lot of liver and other animal organs.
Last month, internet star Brian Johnson a.k.a. The Liver King was outed after leaked emails revealed he took more than $10,000 of performance-enhancing drugs every month to maintain his ripped physique.
He later apologised for this, writing in an Instagram post that a "real man knows when it's time to look in the mirror... to start taking full accountability for his actions."
In a video, Johnson said he had "f**ked up" and "misled" many people and conceded that previous claims that he had never touched drugs was "a lie". He admitted that he was "embarrassed and ashamed."
Now, Johnson is being sued for $25 million for alleged false advertising.
Lawsuit says encouraged diet was unsustainable
Brian 'Liver King' Johnson had companies through which he sold supplements
Christopher Altomare, of New York, has launched a class action legal case against Johnson and his companies Ancestral Supplements, LLC and The Fittest Ever, and LLC. The lawsuit, which has been seen by the New York Post, reads:
"Liver King persuaded millions of consumers to adhere to, or abide by, the Eat Tenet by repeatedly making representations to consumers that his near-perfect physique, and optimal health, were solely attributable to his adoption of the Ancestral Tenets, predominantly the Eat Tenet."
It's claimed that the bodybuilder encouraged a "dangerous and life-threatening diet", causing "severe" food-borne illnesses.
Johnson and his companies have long promoted their Nine Ancestral Tenets lifestyle, which encourages people to consume raw animal parts, such as the pancreas, the heart and kidneys.
The suit says this diet was unsustainable for consumers, therefore forcing them to buy Johnson's supplements.
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