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Summary: Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan is wasting no time in filing another lawsuit against Gawker for leaking yet more incriminating documents of the wrestler.

Former pro-wrestler Hulk Hogan is hoping the first time’s the charm as he files another lawsuit against the tabloid style on-line site Gawker. Hogan just won a $140 million verdict against the site for leaking a sex video with his then best friend’s wife. He is now suing them for leaking sealed court documents of a transcript that includes racist remarks made by the wrestler.

  
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Read Hulk Hogan Wants More Money from Sex Tape Lawsuit to learn more.

The first lawsuit against Gawker went into a three week trial where the jury awarded Hogan more than he had sought in a blatant message to other entertainment companies to respect the privacy of celebrities.

The new lawsuit calls into question how a transcript from a conversation where Hogan makes racist comments about his daughter Brooke Hogan’s black ex-boyfriend.  The leak resulted in the WWE cutting ties with the professional wrestler.

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Read Hulk Hogan Showdown against Gawker Gets Heated.

The lawsuit accuses a talent agent, a radio company, two disc jockeys, and a lawyer of conspiring to cause Hogan emotional distress and economic harm by leaking the sex tape.



Gawker causes the lawsuit “ridiculous.” In a statement the company said, “Hulk Hogan is a litigious celebrity abusing the court system to control his public image and media coverage. …It’s time for Hulk Hogan to take responsibility for his own words, because the only person who got Hulk Hogan fired from the WWE is Hulk Hogan.”

Gawker is also appealing the ruling from the first lawsuit.

Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/hulk-hogan-sues-gawker-again-over-racist-comment-leak-n566256

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