Gawker.com Dies Next Week, Killed by an Unhappy SubjectGawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is shutting down after 14 years, brought low by an unhappy, but deep-pocketed, subject.
Tech Billionaire is Unlikely Hulk Hogan Ally in Gawker FightFormer pro wrestler Hulk Hogan has an unlikely ally in his corner for his courtroom cage match with Gawker — a high-tech billionaire with a long-standing grudge against the news-and-gossip site.
Gawker May Be Looking to Sell After Losing Hulk Hogan CaseThe embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.
Hulk Hogan, Gawker Back in Court in FloridaA court hearing involving the Hulk Hogan sex tape case is underway in Florida, with Gawker Media asking for a new trial.
Amid Explicit Details, Lawyer Asks Hogan If He's EmbarrassedAs testimony in Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media grew extremely explicit Tuesday, an attorney offered evidence that Hogan has publicly discussed sex and other intimate details about his life over the course of many years. The testimony included detailed references to Hogan's sex life and sexual parts. In one audio clip from the Bubba The Love Sponge Show, the DJ and Hogan discussed the length of Hogan's penis.
The Latest: Hogan Attorney Opens Case in Gawker LawsuitAn attorney for wrestler Hulk Hogan told jurors that Gawker "crossed the line" when posting video of pro wrestler Hulk Hogan having sex with his former best friend's wife. In opening statements on Monday morning attorney Shane Vogt told the six jurors and three alternates that Gawker officials knew it was wrong to post the video in 2012. He says the New York-based website invaded Hogan's privacy for profit.
Opening Statements To Begin In Hulk Hogan, Gawker LawsuitOpening statements are scheduled to begin in the civil trial between pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and a popular news website.
Possible Jurors Called for Trial Between Hulk Hogan, Gawker Just before he was about to step into a Florida courtroom Tuesday morning, former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan issued a tweet to his 1.4 million followers. "Time for the real main event! "I AM" going to slam another Giant! Hogan vrs Gawker! Watcha Gonna Do Gawker? Only Justice Brother HH."
Trial Between Hulk Hogan, Gawker Over Sex Tape Set to BeginAfter years of wrangling, a legal fight will play out in a Florida courtroom between former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and the news and gossip website Gawker over a sex tape the celebrity made with the wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge Clem.
Media Companies Want Hulk Hogan Records UnsealedA group of media outlets is asking a Florida judge to make records in the Hulk Hogan sex video case public.
Hulk Hogan Sues Friend, Gossip Site Over Sex Tape Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan sued a disc jockey, the DJ's ex-wife and a gossip website Monday, several months after a sex tape involving Hogan and the woman was posted online.