Thursday, May 23, 2024

Courtney Love Twitter Case Settled– Reported Here January 31st Exclusively

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It’s a flashback! I told you on January 31st that the Courtney Love Twitter case was being settled. The amount involved was confidential. But Bryan Freedman, the attorney for the designer in the case, decided he needed some publicity. So he released the figure — $430,000 — to the Hollywood Reporter, and now they’re claiming an exclusive. Ha ha. Well. Dawn Simorangkir gets that money in monthly payouts over three years. It’s not exactly a windfall. Simorangkir sued for a million dollars. No one took the cast too seriously, alas. I’m told Freedman may have lost money on the case. If he’d had a strong case, he would have tried it–that’s what happens. Congrats to the Reporter for getting this scoop a month after we did! Good work! See http://www.showbiz411.com/2011/01/31/courtney-love-twitter-law-suit-will-be-settled-no-trial

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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