Clint Eastwood Denied Default Win In CBD Endorsement Suit

Law360 (June 24, 2021, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday denied Clint Eastwood's bid for default judgment against a Lithuanian company accused of publishing a fabricated interview with the acclaimed actor and director to promote and sell CBD products, saying Eastwood hasn't shown that the company profited from the fake article.

Eastwood and Garrapata LLC — the company that owns the rights to his likeness — are seeking $30 million in damages against Mediatonas UAB, a company they said owns the websites where the allegedly fraudulent article claims that the actor was "stepping away from the spotlight to put more time into his wellness business."...

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