Hulk Hogan

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 3

HULK HOGAN SEEKS REMATCH WITH GAWKER, SUES OVER TRANSCRIPT Hogan’s new lawsuit Monday comes on the heels of winning a $140 million verdict against Gawker after it posted a video of him having sex with his then-best friend’s wife. The three-week trial was a lurid inside look at the business of celebrity gossip and a […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 15

GAWKER MEDIA FOUNDER ON STAND IN HOGAN CASE Testimony in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial ended for the day with Gawker Media founder Nick Denton on the witness stand. On Monday, Denton spoke about his rise in the publishing world and how he founded Gawker. Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker for […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 11

FLORIDA POISED TO APPROVE A NEARLY $82.3 BILLION BUDGET Lawmakers will vote on the budget Friday and then end their annual 60-day session on time. Unlike in past years, it appears that both Democrats and Republicans will support the spending plan. The vote is designed to “send a message” to Scott, who last year vetoed […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 9

TECHNICIAN TESTIFIES ABOUT CAMERA IN HULK HOGAN CASE David Rice testified that someone needed to manually push a button to make a recording with the camera. Hogan is suing Gawker for posting an edited version of a sex tape of him and Clem’s wife, taken in Clem’s bedroom. BILL REQUIRES ARREST BEFORE POLICE CAN SEIZE […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 8

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 8

HULK HOGAN SAYS HE WAS ‘COMPLETELY HUMILIATED’ BY SEX VIDEO Testifying in his privacy lawsuit against the Gawker website, Hogan said he didn’t authorize the tape to be made or authorize Gawker to publish it. Hogan said when he realized that his best friend, radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, was involved in making […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 2

TRIAL BETWEEN HULK HOGAN, GAWKER OVER SEX TAPE SET TO BEGIN The trial will open Tuesday in Florida. The ex-wrestler, whose legal name is Terry Bollea, sued Gawker after it published parts of a sex video in 2012. He seeks $100 million from Gawker for posting the video of him and Heather Cole, the ex-wife […]