'GTA' Maker Dodges Privacy Suits By Lohan, 'Mob Wives' Star

Law360, New York (September 1, 2016, 6:42 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court on Thursday tossed a pair of suits brought by actress Lindsay Lohan and ex-"Mob Wives" star Karen Gravano over the purported use of their likenesses in "Grand Theft Auto V," ruling that the celebrities' name and photographs were never brought up in the video game.

Both Lindsay Lohan and Karen Gravano claimed that the video game makers violated their right to privacy by using their likenesses, life stories and personal images without their permission for characters in the latest installment of the "Grand Theft" franchise. (Credit: AP) The five-judge appellate panel's decision to dismiss the disputes...

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