November 2016: Gawker Settles Suit with Hulk Hogan

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Gawker Settles Suit with Hulk Hogan
Image of Hulk Hogan in court
On Nov. 2, 2016, Gawker Media LLC settles the lawsuit with former pro-wrestler Hulk Hogan. The lawsuit forced Gawker to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June of 2016. Hogan sued Gawker for invasion of privacy after they published a sex tape featuring him. Gawker is to pay Hogan $31 million and a share of creditor proceeds from the bankruptcy.
Photo source: Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool, File
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