Gawker's Shell Settles with Hulk Hogan for $31 MillionThe shell of Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million, ending a years-long fight that led to the media company's bankruptcy, the shutdown of Gawker.com and the sale of Gawker's other sites to Spanish-language broadcaster Univision.
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.
Hulk Hogan Seeks Rematch with Gawker, Sues Over TranscriptFormer pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents that quoted him making racist remarks.
Jurors Say Hogan was Distressed by Publication of Sex TapeThe six jurors who sided with Hulk Hogan in his lawsuit over the publication of a sex tape said they believe the ex-pro wrestler was emotionally distressed over it.
The Latest: Closing Arguments Begin in Hogan-Gawker TrialLawyers for Gawker Media have started their closing arguments in the civil trial of pro wrestler Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker media over a sex video. Gawker's attorneys told the jury that the video is "not like a real celebrity sex tape" and urged them to watch the video, which contains nine seconds of sexual content.
The Latest: Closing Arguments Friday in Hulk Hogan LawsuitA judge says jurors will hear closing arguments Friday in ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media over a sex video. Judge Pamela Campbell announced it Thursday. Also on Thursday, lawyers for Gawker showed Hogan a promo video of him wearing T-back underwear and parodying the Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" video.
Gawker Media Founder Cross-Examined in Hogan Sex Tape CaseThe founder of Gawker Media underwent a bruising cross-examination Tuesday by a lawyer for former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan as a trial continued for a second week in Hogan's lawsuit over a sex video. At one point, attorney Kenneth Terkel had Nick Denton read aloud the explicit post that accompanied the video posted on Gawker.
Hogan Sex Video Trial Enters Fourth Day of Testimony Jurors in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial will likely see a cross-examination of Mike Foley, a University of Florida journalism professor, when proceedings resume. The civil case is expected to resume at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Gawker Founder Testifies Via Video in Hulk Hogan LawsuitGawker Media founder Nick Denton testified Wednesday that his gossip website decided to post a Hulk Hogan sex video because "it showed Hogan as a person." Denton was in the courtroom Wednesday afternoon, but attorneys for Hogan played his video testimony recorded in a 2013 deposition.
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.