Brangelina Jeweler Hits Gossip Blogger With Libel Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 3, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The jewelry designer behind actress Angelina Jolie's diamond engagement ring sued celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton for libel on Wednesday, saying he posted a defamatory article wrongly claiming the designer was guilty of defrauding a customer in 1985.

Robert Procop, who designed Jolie's engagement ring with her fiance, actor Brad Pitt, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, saying Mario Armando Lavandeira, who goes by the monikers Perez Hilton and Coco Perez, knew the article was false but posted it anyway and refused...
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