Wow! If this is true it's better than any blockbuster!
Stephenie Meyer - plagiarism?
Can this really be true? Heidi Stanton, a former friend of Stephenie Meyer, author of the crazily lucrative Twilight series, is suing Stephenie Meyer for stealing her ideas. Film production on New Moon has been halted as a result.
Heidi Stanton, who studied alongside Meyer at Brigham Young University in Utah alleges Stephenie Meyers stole the vampire story from her. Apparently it's identical to a short story she wrote while they were attending college together. - Well the little tinker.....
Stanton filed her lawsuit against Meyer in Utah last Tuesday, April 14th declaring idea infringement.
She stated, "Quite frankly, I was shocked when I began watching the movie with my husband last week. I immediately told him that she got that idea from me! I wrote a fictional short story with the same ideas when we were in college together."
Stephenie Meyer claims the storyline for Twilight came to her in a dream. She completed the first book three months later.
Production of New Moon has since been "put on hold" until the case is resolved. It's scheduled for release at the end of the year.
I wonder just which one is spinning a yarn? I know who has most to lose.... or does she. Shit.... I suppose it means she'll sell another million copies.... As my mum used to say - "Them that have, will have..."
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