Celebrity News

Hulk Hogan Showdown against Gawker Gets Heated
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Hulk Hogan

Summary: Hogan claims in his first testimony in his lawsuit against Gawker that he was unaware of the tape and never authorized it to be made.

The case against Gawker for a leaked sex tape involving Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, started out with a bang. Hogan didn’t hold back on any claims against radio personality Bubba “the Love Sponge” Clem and his wife Heather.

  
What
Where


Read Hulk Hogan Lawsuit Against Gawker Moves to Jury Selection for more information.

Hogan started out his testimony referencing a phone conversation he had with Bubba about his wife wanting to have sex with Hogan, which he thought was a joke. Bubba and his wife Heather have an open marriage according to Hogan. Eventually Hogan and Heather did arrange to have sex, when Bubba reportedly gave Hogan a condom. It was then that Hogan says he knew something was off, asking repeatedly if he was being taped.

Bubba denied that any taping was taking place but Hogan alluded to the fact that he should have known better based on Bubba’s personality. He described him as “arrogant, cocky, nasty to people on the phone.” Despite this Hogan and Bubba were close friends, “We became so close that we started training every day together. We just did everything together, to the point where we helped my daughter with her music. He helped my son with the stuff he wanted to do, and I went through a really tough time when my father passed away…I believed in my heart he was my best friend.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




In his testimony, Hogan states he was not aware of the sex tape until TMZ called him about it. He called it “completely humiliating.” It was also then that he learned that Bubba was the believed source of the tape.

Gawker argues that Hogan is not entitled to privacy because he was “more than willing to talk about his sex life – including in two autobiographies, a reality TV series and Howard Stern’s radio show – until he didn’t like what Gawker had to say. Now he wants $100 million as compensation. Compare that with the $5,000 settlement that Bubba paid Hulk for the actual taping.”



The video gained 7 million hits.

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2016/03/07/hulk-hogan-gawker-finally-face-off-in-court-on-monday/

Photo: youtube.com



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation Trial Attorney with 3-5 years of pleading experience

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of our client seeks litigation trial attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candi...

Apply Now

Corporate Attorney with mergers and acquisitions experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking a corporate attorney with 1-6 years of M&A, corporate finance, securit...

Apply Now

Estate Planning Attorney with 6+ years of experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking an experienced estate planning attorney with 6+ years of experience. C...

Apply Now

Condominium Associate Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

Chicago office of our client seeks condominium associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

USA-TX-Houston

INSURANCE DEFENSE / TRANSPORTATION LITIGATION Law firm located in North Houston seeking an associ...

Apply now

Legal- Disbursal Manager

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious Personal Injury Law Firm seeks Disbursal Manager Qualified individuals need to have p...

Apply now

Legal- Disbursal Manager

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious Personal Injury Law Firm seeks Disbursal Manager Qualified individuals need to have p...

Apply now

Litigation Associate

USA-LA-Shreveport

A well-established AV rated defense firm seeking an experienced associate with 1-5 yrs experien...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top