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HardlyCapable13
07-02-2014, 01:13 PM
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Late last year, TMZ reported that actress Lindsay Lohan was prepping a lawsuit against developer Rockstar over the use of her likeness in Rockstar's critical and commercial smash-hit game Grand Theft Auto V.

Today, that lawsuit has been confirmed.

The AP reports that Lohan is suing the developer because GTAV "used her image and created a character based on her without her permission." The suit was filed in New York City, the hometown of Rockstar.

Lohan's lawsuit cites fictional character Lacey Jonas as an "unequivocal" reference to the actress.

Lohan rose to prominence following her starring role in the 1998 remake of the classic film The Parent Trap, and created a slew of hit movies -- Freaky Friday, Mean Girls, and others -- before running into multiple legal issues over the past few years.

Grand Theft Auto V launched in early September, and we loved it. It made $800 million in a single day, and has since gone on to sell 33 million copies. At E3, it was announced for next-gen consoles.

We've reached out to Rockstar for comment, and will update when we hear back.


source: http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/07/02/lindsay-lohan-suing-rockstar-over-gtav

Retro
08-27-2014, 10:28 AM
Grand Theft Auto V developer Rockstar has hit back at actress Lindsay Lohan, claiming her lawsuit against the studio is simply for "publicity purposes". According to AP, Rockstar believes the case to be frivolous and was solely "filed for publicity purposes." The studio wants it to be dismissed immediately, while Lohan picks up the check for the legal costs.


In case you missed it previously, Lohan believes the GTA V character of Lacey Jonas is an "unequivocal" reference to her, and wants the developer to pay damages for using her image without permission. Rockstar, for its part, maintains the similarities start and end at Jonas and Lohan both being young blonde women.
Lohan rose to prominence following her starring role in the 1998 remake of the classic film The Parent Trap, and created a slew of hit movies -- Freaky Friday, Mean Girls, and others -- before running into multiple legal issues over the past few years.
Grand Theft Auto V launched in early September last year, and we loved it. It made $800 million in a single day, and has since gone on to sell 33 million copies. At E3, it was announced for next-gen consoles and PC.

Source (http://ca.ign.com/articles/2014/08/27/gta-5-lindsay-lohan-sued-for-publicity-says-rockstar?abthid=53fdf59bf323200d47000013)