There are a lot of Courtney Stodden pages on Facebook, ranging from a few profiles managed by the teen bride herself to fan pages to...er...let's just say, anti-fan pages.
The poseur page was "causing problems because this person is speaking in a whole different way and personality than Courtney," her mom and manager Krista Keller exclusively told E! News. "It's not her way of talking."
But is that Facebook's problem?
After Keller complained, Facebook shut down the site in question.
"We will take down Pages that impersonate an individual by speaking in their voice, or pretend to officially represent them," a rep for the social-networking site told E! News. "We encourage people to report anyone they think is doing this through the report link. We have a dedicated investigations team that reviews these reports and takes action as necessary."
So, for future reference, here's how to tell the difference between the real Stodden and the wannabes.
An authentic post on www.facebook.com/CourtStodden reads, for example,"Feeling icy & exotic as a snowy white sheer sweater drapes from my sensuous shape while my soul becomes enchanted with the holiday spirit!"
While many of the status updates were taken from Stodden's official Twitter account, a faux-Stodden post on www.facebook.com/TheRealCourtneyStodden read: "Sprinking [sic] sultry misteltoe around my humble home. Can't wait til Dougie gets home so we can snuggle by the smoldering fire!!! Mery Xmas to everyone who is in luv!!"
An obvious forgery.
Keller admits to E! News that the fake Stodden (be the person male or female, she doesn't know) did a good job immitating her daughter's alliterative, provocative tweets—but they were not her and the impostor was mucking things up for Stodden and her fans!
"It's a real pukey way of talking, ‘Dougie and I did this' and ‘Dougie and I did that,'" sniffed Keller, who spoke to E! News before Facebook yanked the page. "And people who write on the wall think they're talking to her!"
Not to mention, the fake Stodden didn't seem to be a big fan of spell-check.
Stodden's 52-year-old husband, Doug Hutchison, is the one who brought up taking legal action against who's responsible.
"It's illegal to impersonate someone you're not on Facebook," Keller says. "They are breaking the law. Pretending you're someone you're not is fraudulent."
And, she adds, the fake page was also stealing Stodden's photos by posting them without permission.
"Photographers and photo agencies own the photos they are using on the fake page. They are using photos they have no legal right to be using," Keller says.
Keller previously vowed that if they couldn't resolve the matter through Facebook directly, "we will take it to the courts."
The social networking site recently did Stodden another solid, reinstating her Facebook privileges after she was locked out of her account for supposedly having inappropriate material on her page. Keller blamed unspecified haters of the female variety who maliciously flagged her daughter's page out of jealousy.