High School Uses Former Student's Bikini Facebook Picture

Student sues school district for using photo without her permission.
2:24 | 06/23/13

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But a lesson in posting risque pictures on the internet. The controversial way her school district used on facebook wearing a bikini. Now she's trying make an example with a $2 million lawsuit. She feels humiliated after they used a picture of her wearing a bathing suit to teach lessons about using social media. Chelsea posted this picture of herself in a bikini next to snoop lion on her facebook page. Now she's accusing the high school of violating her rights by using it in the school district. It never crossed my mind this would happen to me. Reporter: She said they used it on a seminar on social media without permission. The director wanted to highlight the public and permanent nature of the media. Take an innocent picture and put it in the context of the presentation that night. Reporter: Cheney said the episode called her traumatic emotional harm. I cried a lot. It made my first semester a lot harder. Reporter: School officials say no laws were broken and have asked it to be dismissed. She is suing them for $2 million to protect other students. I take it kind of like I was bullied by this guy, and I just don't want this to happen to another student. She is suing for violation of privacy, slander and other complaints. The lawyer says he finds it perplexing that she's suing for millions over a picture on the net. It's a fascinating case. But snoop dog changed his name to snoop lion, when did this happen? Years ago. A year ago. Really? Dan thought you made a mistake. That's not snoop lion, that's snoop dog. That was a much older voice. That was dan's. That's my theory. I rarely use that. All right, thank you. Let's go back to gio for a look

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