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Lindsay Lohan Sues 'Grand Theft Auto V' Makers - Find Out Why

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Lindsay Lohan steps out on her birthday to take a stroll around the city on Wednesday afternoon (July 2) in New York City. The 28-year-old actress was joined by a mystery guy and when she spotted photographers, they walked away from each other to not be pictured together. It was announced that same day that Lindsay is suing the creators of the video game Grand Theft Auto V for the inclusion of a c ...

Jul 2 2014, 6:00pm CDT

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Topics: Plaintiff (Lohan) incorporated, Southern California, Grand Theft Auto V, actress, New York City


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In gaming, a famous face can cost you

Source: Market Place

Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega'
(Warning: some of the clips below contain strong violence and language.) Panama's former military dictator Manuel Noriega filed suit against the makers of "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" Tuesday. Noriega says the blockbuster game uses his likeness without permission and then portrays him as "a kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state." In the game, Noriega at first helps, but then eventually betrays the play ...
Full article at: Market Place 6 days ago, 1:03pm CDT
 


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In gaming, a famous face can cost you

Source: Market Place

Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega'
(Warning: some of the clips below contain strong violence and language.) Panama's former military dictator Manuel Noriega filed suit against the makers of "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" Tuesday. Noriega says the blockbuster game uses his likeness without permission and then portrays him as "a kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state." In the game, Noriega at first helps, but then eventually betrays the player. In real life, Noriega was an Americ ...
Full article at: Market Place 6 days ago, 12:50pm CDT
 

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One Dimensional Lindsay Lohan to Sue GTA For Turning Her Into A 2D Cartoon Character

Source: Anorak

YOU might think GTA V is the greatest thing since sliced ham, but the game’s Lacey Jonas character has got Lindsay Lohan in a spin alright. Lacey is a blond celebrity who lives at the Chateau Marment on West Hollywood who is trying to escape the paparazzi all the time and isn’t exactly a virtuous human. Lindsay Lohan, meanwhile is… well… draw your own conclusions because we don’t want to get involved with her lawyers. Her lawyers a like those badass TV ...
Full article at: Anorak Jul 4 2014, 1:46am CDT
 

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Lindsay Lohan sues makers of GTA V over look-alike complaints

Source: Ars Technica

Lindsay Lohan. FOX via IMDB Actress Lindsay Lohan has complained since December that some elements of the video game Grand Theft Auto V tread too close to her real life. The blockbuster game was released last year and features celebrities, criminals, and paparazzi all behaving badly in a sun-drenched metropolis. Lohan suggested then that she might lawyer up, and now ...
Full article at: Ars Technica Jul 3 2014, 1:22pm CDT
 

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OMG! This Is, Like, Unauthorized Commercial Use of Likeness! :(

Source: The IPKat

I want to be left alone...Actress Lindsay Lohan filed yesterday a right of publicity suit against the makers of the Grand Theft Auto V (GTA) video game in the New York Supreme Court, a court of first instance. The actress claims that GTA has violated her right of publicity by featuring the Lacey Jonas character in the GTA game. Lacey is blonde, an actress, and her favorite pastime is escaping paparazzi with the hel ...
Full article at: The IPKat Jul 3 2014, 12:53pm CDT
 

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Celebrity Buzz: Lindsay Lohan sues; Iggy Azalea talks Nicki Minaj

Source: TBD.com

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LINDSAY LOHAN: Or is it Lacey Jonas?, per the New York Times, “Have you ever played Grand Theft Auto V and thought that the minor character Lacey Jonas – a young startlet whom players rescue from pursuing paparazzi – seemed oddly like Lindsay Lohan? Jonas is a slinky blonde, like Ms. Lohan, and some players have noted that she sounds like Ms. Lohan, has a line of clothing like Ms. Lohan’s and has ...
Full article at: TBD.com Jul 3 2014, 11:52am CDT
 

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Lindsay Lohan files a lawsuit against the makers of ‘Grand Theft Auto’

Source: Celebitchy.com

Last December, “sources” claimed that Lindsay Lohan was planning to sue the makers of Grand Theft Auto for including a character, Lacey Jonas, which bears a slight resemblance to Lindsay. I thought LL was delusional for even thinking about a lawsuit, but I also thought that Lindsay probably makes money this way – she sues random people/companies hoping that they’ll just throw some money at her, hoping she ...
Full article at: Celebitchy.com Jul 3 2014, 10:20am CDT
 

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Lindsay Lohan sues 'Grand Theft Auto V' for alleged likeness

Source: Reality TV World Reality TV News

Lindsay Lohan sues 'Grand Theft Auto V' for alleged likeness. Grand Theft Auto V's Lacey Jonas is a blond celebrity who lives at the Chateau Marment on West Hollywood and is trying to escape the paparazzi. ...
Full article at: Reality TV World Reality TV News Jul 3 2014, 9:17am CDT
 

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Lindsay Lohan Sues GTA 5 Makes Take-Two Over 'Stolen Likeness'

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

Lindsay Lohan is reportedly suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto 5 for allegedly using her image without permission. The Hollywood actress says that developers Take-Two and Rockstar based a character on her likeness and personality. The character in question, Lacey Jonas, is presented in the game as a fame-obsessed blonde actress with an eating disorder, a hinted-at drug habit and a caustic personality typified by an overwhelming lac ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition Jul 3 2014, 3:16am CDT
 



 

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