The New York Post reported earlier this week that the eBay co-founder’s First Look Media has been contacting news organizations that might want to file amicus support for Gawker, which is currently appealing a $140 million judgment awarded to the wrestler Hulk Hogan over the publication of a sex tape by the sometimes controversial website. Hogan’s lawsuit was financed by a $10 million contribution from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel.
The article pits the two as foes, a claim Omidyar disputes:
Also, I’ve never met Peter, respect his work as vc, and obv disagree on Trump and press. There is no "bad blood." https://t.co/2XCZVMyaes
— Pierre Omidyar (@pierre) May 27, 2016