ABC News' Linsey Davis and Amanda Keegan report:
French beauty Constance Jablonski has become one of the hottest faces on fashion magazine covers and catwalks around the world, but she got slapped with a huge lawsuit when she left her modeling agency to work with its rival.
The lawsuit claims Jablonski was a virtual unknown until Marilyn Model Management plucked her from obscurity and made her a star in less than three years. Marilyn has filed a lawsuit seeking $3.3 million, claiming the model thanked them by leaving for another firm, DNA Models.
"The modeling agency is supremely cut-throat," said fashion designer Nick Verros. "If a model signs a contract with a beauty industry company, this could mean a big cut for the agent."
Jablonski began her career with Marilyn in 2008. The agency takes credit for making the 21-year-old the face of Estee Lauder, tripling her earnings from 2009 to 2012, making her worth reportedly more than $3 million.
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