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Hulk Hogan files second lawsuit against Gawker

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Hulk Hogan is having another go at Gawker, filing a second lawsuit against the company for “intentionally inflicted emotional distress upon him by leaking a sealed transcript of surreptitiously recorded private oral communications in a bedroom to the media.” Hogan and his legal team are sure that Gawker were the ones responsible for...

Gawker files appeal against $140 million Hogan trial

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Gawker Media has filed its appeal against the $140 million judgment that a jury of six awarded Hulk Hogan over the leak of the sex tape. On Monday, Gawker filed two motions – one that requests the verdict to be thrown out and the other for the damages to be greatly reduced – according to the Wall Street Journal. A hearing before Judge...

Hulk Hogan wins Gawker case, jury awards him $115 million

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The six person jury – four women and two men – didn’t take long to deliberate on the outcome of the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial and found Gawker guilty and awarded Hogan a total of $115 million yesterday, $15 million more than Hogan originally sued for. When the verdict was read, the former WWE and WCW champion burst into tears...

Unsealed FBI Hogan documents tell a different story

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The FBI records in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker lawsuit have been unsealed which could wreck havoc for Hogan and his legal team. Just over 1,800 pages in total were unsealed, all of which now reside online in two PDF documents at . Perhaps the most important, or one of the most important, piece of information is the testimony of Bubba “The Love...

Day 9 of Hogan vs Gawker trial comes to an end early

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There’s some light at the end of the tunnel for jurors and reporters at the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial as closing arguments are hinted for tomorrow which means Hogan’s team had an extra day to present their case while the defense wrapped up in four. The actual sex tape will not be shown in the courtroom however the jurors are free to watch it...

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton testifies in Hogan trial

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Day seven of the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial featured the testimony of Nick Denton, Gawker’s founder, who said that sometimes a celebrity’s right of privacy is trumped by the public’s right to know the story. Denton admitted that watching the video made him “uncomfortable,” however in the bigger picture, it was the right thing to do...