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Lindsay Lohan’s case towards Rockstar Video games over GTA image dismissed

An image that may or may not be Lindsay Lohan

Picture caption Lacey Jonas is a personality in Grand Theft Auto V, made by Rockstar Video games

A New York state appeals courtroom has dismissed Lindsay Lohan’s case towards Rockstar Video games.

Lohan was suing Rockstar’s parent company, Take-Two Interactive Software program Inc, as a result of she believed a personality in Grand Theft Auto V seemed like her.

Character “Lacey Jonas” is an actress and Lindsay’s authorized staff say it’s primarily based on an image taken of the star in 2007.

The courtroom threw out the case on Thursday.

Judges defined that the “online game’s distinctive story, characters, dialogue, and surroundings, mixed with the participant’s capability to decide on tips on how to proceed within the sport, render it a piece of fiction and satire”.

Earlier than this ruling, Take-Two Interactive, the group which owns Rockstar Video games, stated it believed Lohan filed the American lawsuit for publicity.

And Ned Luke, the actor who voiced Michael within the sport, stated he did not help her view.

https://twitter.com/ned_luke/status/709458801947222016

Following the consequence, he tweeted: “She gone…#LindsayIsNuts”.

Lindsay Lohan

Grand Theft Auto V was launched in 2013 and made nearly £500m in world first day gross sales.

After a sequence of high-profile courtroom instances, jail time and rehab, Lindsay Lohan now lives in London.

In October 2014 she made her London West Finish debut in a present referred to as Velocity-the-Plow, which obtained combined opinions.

Lindsay Lohan

Picture caption Lindsay Lohan on the London West Finish stage

It isn’t the primary courtroom case Lindsay Lohan has misplaced.

She as soon as tried to tackle rapper Pitbull over a lyric he wrote about her.

In it Pitbull stated: “I’ve bought it locked up like Lindsay Lohan.”

It did not work. The choose referred to as the lyric freedom of expression.

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