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Alleged Twilight Taper Files Lawsuit

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 29, 2010 8:40PM

2009_12_11_new_moon.jpg Remember Samantha Tumpach? She was the young woman arrested and charged with trying to bootleg Twilight: New Moon at a Rosemont movie theater last winter. Tumpach claimed she was actually filming a birthday party and didn't catch much - if any - of the film, hardly worthy on an arrest. The film's director came to her defense and charges were eventually (and rightfully) dropped. Now, perfectly timed for the release of the next Twilight film, Tumpach has filed a lawsuit against the theater. Per the Tribune:

Tumpach, 22, is suing Rosemont's Muvico movie theater for more than $50,000, charging malicious prosecution, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and defamation. She has suffered great public ridicule, embarrassment, humiliation, inconvenience, damages to her reputation and other damages," the lawsuit states.

According to the lawsuit, the only portion caught on tape by Tumpach was a little over a minute and involved. "her favorite actor take his shirt off." It's unknown whether or not Tumpach is Team Edward or Team Jacob.