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Kate Hudson Accused Of Using Celebrity Promotion Deal To Commit Trade Secret Theft

Hudsonkate A good corporate spy is a great celebrity promoter. Or so says a new lawsuit filed against Kate Hudson.

The actress is being sued in Los Angeles Superior Court by 220 Laboratories, makers of a line of hair products featuring volcanic ash from the Vanuatu Islands in the South Pacific.

Allegedly Hudson reached a deal to promote the product before her environmental sensibilities caught up with her. The lawsuit claims she took the secret ingredient list to a competitor, Wildaid, who could make the shampoos and conditioners more cheaply. Hudson may have been attracted to Wildaid, which donates 10 percent of its sales to reverse the devastation of planet wildlife.

Previously: Teri Hatcher Sued Again For Skin Care Product Polygamy