ThinkFilm Judge Asked To Step Aside Amid Prostitution Rumor

Law360, Los Angeles (October 2, 2013, 8:16 PM EDT) -- One of the parties tangling with film financier David Bergstein and his company ThinkFilm LLC wants U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barry Russell to recuse himself from the bankruptcy suit after the public release of a tape that threatened to reveal the judge’s relationship with a prostitute, according to a report.

Aramid Entertainment Fund Ltd. filed a motion Monday asking the judge to step aside, according The Hollywood Reporter. Bergstein claims Aramid renegged on a $3 million settlement agreement, and Aramid is quarterbacking a series of claims and...
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