Oscar Winner's Fraud Claim Tossed In Endorsement Row

Law360, Los Angeles (March 11, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles judge has tossed the fraud claim from Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer’s lawsuit against Sensa Products Ltd. for allegedly breaching a $1.2 million endorsement deal for the company's diet supplement after its advertising campaign flopped, according to court documents.

Spencer, who won an Oscar for her supporting role as Minny Jackson in “The Help,” sued in August claiming that Sensa has committed “shocking acts of bad faith” in an attempt to get out of paying her the $700,000 she claims remains on her...
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