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Calif. High Court Won't Revive De Havilland's FX 'Feud' Fight

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to revive a lawsuit filed by legendary actress Olivia de Havilland over her portrayal in the FX docudrama "Feud: Bette and Joan."

The 101-year-old actress sued FX last year over her unauthorized appearance in the show, which told the story of the infamous Hollywood rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, but a California appeals court ruled in March the case was barred by the First Amendment.

De Havilland filed a petition with the high court in May, saying...
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