Tag - Hulk Hogan

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

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

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

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

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...

Hulk Hogan’s legal team rest their case against Gawker

Hulk Hogan’s legal team rested their case against Gawker yesterday after a full week of testimony from Hulk himself and other paid expert witnesses with the hopes of winning the $100 million lawsuit. On Monday, Gawker’s attorneys will call its witnesses and things are expected to heat up when Gawker.com founder Nick Denton takes the stand...

Hulk Hogan vs Gawker jury selected, trial to start Monday

The jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial wrapped up today with the final 70 jurors making one more trip to the courtroom to see who are the unlucky ones who have to endure three weeks of courtroom drama. A total of nine jurors made the cut, including 3 alternates. Those who will be on the jury are 4 women and 2 men. Hundreds of...

Jury selection starts in Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial

Jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial began yesterday, kicking off a trial that is expected to last three weeks. Nearly 500 potential jurors were summoned, all mostly from Hogan’s area, and around 100 of those were told to return today. The Associated Press reported that the jurors did not like the fact that the trial is going to last...