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Gawker Founder Files for Bankruptcy

Nick Denton owes Hulk Hogan $125M

(Newser) - Gawker founder Nick Denton filed for personal bankruptcy Monday amid the website's battle with Hulk Hogan. Denton listed $10 million to $50 million in assets and $100 million to $500 million in debts, the New York Post reports; Denton owes Hogan $125 million after a jury sided with the... More »

Writer Mercilessly Mocked by Gawker Defends Gawker

Stephen Marche stands up for website

(Newser) - Gawker loves to mock Esquire columnist Stephen Marche, as he himself points out in the pages of the New York Times . Among other things, he's made the site's list of the "worst 100 white men" in history, as well as its roundup of "least important writers.... More »

Judge: Gawker Still Has to Pay Hulk Hogan $140M

She declined to order a new trial or reduce the jury's verdict

(Newser) - Well, it looks like Gawker still owes Hulk Hogan $140 million. On Wednesday, a Florida circuit court judge declined to order a new trial or change the jury's verdict in Hogan's lawsuit against the media company, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Gawker's attorney had asked the judge... More »

What Does the Hulk Hogan Verdict Mean?

Case will need to be upheld to set precedent, but privacy advocates could gain momentum

(Newser) - Hulk Hogan on Friday won an eye-popping $115 million from Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape—more than he sought and what Ars Technica called a potentially "life-threatening event" for Gawker—but what are the real implications for celebrity privacy and for media freedom? The short answer, legally... More »

Hulk Hogan Trial Targets 'News Value' of His Privates

AJ Daulerio admits wrestler's genitals aren't newsworthy

(Newser) - Former Gawker editor AJ Daulerio took the stand Monday in the trial over the website's publication of the Hulk Hogan sex tape, and during what the Hollywood Reporter calls "heated" questioning toward the end of his testimony, this exchange between Daulerio and one of the lawyers for Hogan... More »

Former Gawker Editor Has Disturbing Answer on Sex Tapes

How young is too young to publish? 'Four'

(Newser) - Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker for publishing a sex tape that shows the wrestler with his best friend's wife, and in court Wednesday, the former editor-in-chief of Gawker had a disturbing answer when asked about his policy on sex tapes. In a taped deposition shown to jurors, Hogan's... More »

Hulk Hogan Apologizes for Racist Rant

Says offensive language he used in audio clip 'is not who I am'

(Newser) - A tweet posted last night by Hulk Hogan seemed to portend serious news: "In the storm I release control, God and his Universe will sail me where he wants me to be, one love. HH." That news was revealed by a WWE statement issued this morning, per Sports ... More »

Did Hulk Hogan Leak His Own Sex Tape?

Love Sponge claims he did as wrestler sues for $100M+

(Newser) - Hulk Hogan is indeed suing over his leaked sex tape , and for a big number: more than $100 million. The wrestler is going after Bubba the Love Sponge and his ex-wife , who he says recorded him in the act without his permission, as well as Gawker, which made the video... More »

Hulk Hogan: Yeah, That's My BFF's Wife in Sex Tape

Bubba the Love Sponge gave him permission, Hulk says

(Newser) - Just what you need right before lunchtime: More information about Hulk Hogan's sex tape . The wrestler admitted on the Howard Stern show today that his partner on the tape is Heather Clem, the estranged wife of Bubba the Love Sponge, TMZ reports. Bubba, a radio DJ, is Hulk's... More »

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