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  • 05.25.16

Judge rules against Gawker, declines to reduce $140 million judgment

Amid reports that Hogan’s invasion of privacy lawsuit against the site was funded by Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel, Gawker suffered a legal setback this morning. A Florida judge denied the site’s motions for a new trial after it was ordered to pay $140 million in damages for posting a video of Hogan having sex with his buddy’s wife without being aware that he was being filmed.MB