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6 Hospital Workers Fired For Snooping Into Kim Kardashian's Medical Records

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Six hospital workers at the hospital where she recently gave birth to her daughter North lost their jobs after snooping into Kim Kardashian's medical records.

Employees of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where Kardashian had a birthing suite, were fired for breaching the private records of 14 patients between June 18 and June 24, according to the Los Angeles Times. Five of those employees were fired for looking at the records of the same patient, while one employee looked at the records of 14 patients altogether. Kardashian gave birth on June 15 and checked out of the hospital on June 20.

TMZ confirms that Kardashian was the target of the snooping. The hospital contacted her to let her know that her privacy had been breached. Kardashian suspected she was the target of a nosy hospital worker when certain media reports (though we're not sure which) offered up information about North that she hadn't told anybody.

Privacy breaches of celebrities have become problem for Los Angeles hospitals. Octomom, Britney Spears, Farrah Fawcett, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger have all been victims of privacy breaches at local hospitals. Some hospital workers have even been caught selling this information to tabloids.

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Kardashian is pleased that she was contacted and that the hospital took action against the workers. She has taken steps to preserve at least a few shreds of privacy in her own life. She smoked out leakers from her own circle of friends by sending fake baby photos to them.

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