Posted by TNA Wrestling News Staff on Mar 29, 2013
Hulk Hogan Scores Win In Legal Battle Over Sex Tape

Hulk Hogan Scores Win In Legal Battle Over Sex Tape

Hulk Hogan scored a win in his lawsuit against over the leaking of his sex tape. Judge James Whittemore granted Hogan’s motion to remand the lawsuit back to state court; Gawker was attempting to get the case moved to federal court. Whittemore also granted the motion to link the lawsuit with Hogan’s separate lawsuit against Heather Clem, the ex-wife of Bubba the Love Sponge. That motion was granted based on “chain of custody” questions regarding how the sex tape ended up in Gawker’s hands.

The judge noted, “The claims against Heather Clem and Gawker are ‘logically related’ and rest on the same set of operative facts – namely, the recording and publication of the video.”

The case is back in Florida state now; it is being reported that Gawker still has a good chance to win based on its First Amendment defense, but they are on less certain ground now.

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4 Responses to “Hulk Hogan Scores Win In Legal Battle Over Sex Tape”

  1. Tiffanydude says:

    Aces & Eights won't be happy about this……

  2. whatsup121 says:

    score one for Hogan

  3. Philly_Cheese says:

    Seriously you consider this a win? It wouldn't matter whether it's heard under state or federal court… More than likely doing this is simply just going to drag it out even more for a case Hogan isn't going to win. What he's pulling is dragging the case out in hopes that they'll settle to avoid the increased legal fees that will come from dragging it out.

  4. annil8or4321 says:

    that little snipit of video has been out for how many months now? why even try anymore

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