Overview of the MrBeast Class Action:
- Who: A consumer has sued the company that handles the business dealings of popular YouTuber MrBeast, aka Jimmy Donaldson.
- Why: The complainant claims that the company’s online store has been plagued with overcharges and misdelivered products.
- Where: The MrBeast class action lawsuit was filed in federal court in California.
The online store of popular YouTuber MrBeast – also known as Jimmy Donaldson – is plagued with issues including overcharging customers and sending the wrong items, according to a new class action lawsuit.
Plaintiff Ashley Wilder filed the class action lawsuit against Beast Holdings LLC and Revolt Enterprises LLC on Nov. 8 in federal court in California, alleging violations of state and federal consumer laws.
Beast Holdings LLC is the parent company of Donaldson’s business dealings, the lawsuit says.
Donaldson has in recent years opened an online store at shopmrbeast.comhe adds.
However, the online store has been plagued by overcharges, misdelivered products and indefinite delays which “often go unanswered by defendants despite their automated response to all customers that defendants will get back to you with a human response within 24-48 hours.” ‘” Wilder alleges.
As a result, many customers allegedly suffered damages in the form of overcharges or misdelivered or never-delivered products, with no way to receive a refund or exchange, the MrBeast class action alleges.
MrBeast Class Action Alleges Customer Was Overcharged And Received Wrong Item
Around Aug. 4, 2022, Wilder purchased what she believed was a small T-shirt for $24.94, she says. Instead, she was charged $40 and given a size 4T t-shirt.
“Plaintiff has made numerous attempts to contact Defendants since this order was placed, and all of them have gone unanswered except through automated replies,” the MrBeast class action lawsuit states. “Plaintiff would not have purchased the product or paid so much if she had known that defendants would overcharge her and/or fail to deliver the product as ordered.”
Numerous complaints on websites like the Better Business Bureau and Trustpilot describe similar returns, exchanges or “refund nightmares,” she says.
Wilder seeks to represent anyone in the United States who has made purchases on MrBeast’s website that were misexecuted, misexecuted, or overcharged.
She sued for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and violation of covenants. Kentucky Consumer Protection Law. She seeks certification of the class action, damages, fees, costs and a jury trial.
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Wilder is represented by Betsy C. Manifold, Rachele R. Byrd, Alex Tramontano and Ferdeza Zekiri of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP.
The MrBeast Class Action is Ashley Wilder vs. Beast Holdings LLCCase No. 2:22-cv-08165, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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