Scarlett Johansson Awarded Only $3,397 In Book Case

Posted: Jul 5 2014, 7:27am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 5 2014, 8:01am CDT, in Latest Celebrity News


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Scarlett Johansson Awarded Only $3,397 in Book Case
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Scarlett Johansson won the book defamation lawsuit against French writer Gregoire Delacourt. But she was awarded with only £2,000/$3,397 instead of the expected £40,000/$69,302.

Scarlett Johansson has won the novel lawsuit. A French writer Gregoire Delacourt had written a novel 'The First Thing We look At' based on Scarlett Johansson.See hot Photos of Scarlett Johansson below.

The main female character of the novel "is involved in a series of relationships and her looks show that she is treated as a sex object." And Scarlett objected of being portrayed as a "sex object."

Hence, Avengers star filed a book defamation lawsuit against the writer. And now she has won the case. She sued the writer initially for £40,000 (approx. $69,302) in damages for the "fraudulent use of her personal rights".

But Delacourt has said that he wrote the character to pay a tribute to Scarlett's beauty and it was not meant to insult the starlet. He was instead hoping to get a bouquet of flowers from Scarlett. "I was hoping she might send me flowers," Delacourt said.

However, the Paris court in France has rewarded her with only £2,000 ($3,397) and asked the writer to pay her for his "hurtful and demeaning" comments about her in the book.

But this amount is not worth it for Scarlett. And she also asked the court to "stop the novel from being translated or adapted for the big screen." However, the Paris court did not approve of her request.

Scarlett Johansson is a big Hollywood star. She is going to work in a Luc Besson movie. And she is also returning as Black Widow in the new sequel of Avengers. She will ride a new electric Harley Davidson motorcycle in Avengers: Age Of Ultron.

Scarlett Johansson earns much more than this small compensation amount. Is this a real win for such a big Hollywood actress? What do you think? Share your views with us.

Source: Yahoo! News

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