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Celebrity Gossip After Gawker's Hulk Hogan Privacy Trial

Last month a Florida jury awarded former wrestler Hulk Hogan $115 million in damages in an invasion of privacy suit against Gawker Media. The case was about exposure of a sex tape and now the media is asking what this verdict means for the culture.

Is it a sign that the Internet's wild west days are over and that the standards of online journalism will be raised? Does it show that social media has taught everyone, even those of whose actions would normally go unreported, the importance of privacy? Gawker is going to appeal, so the case is not quite over. But the web is changing our expectations from reporters, celebrities, and one another, so let's look at privacy law.

$115M Awarded to Hulk Hogan in Gawker Sex-Tape Case

Former wrestler Hulk Hogan was brought to tears by a jury verdict last week. It was a victory for him, as Hogan was the plaintiff in an invasion of privacy case against Gawker media.

The website Gawker.com published a video of Hogan sleeping with a former friend's wife and the star sued for invasion of privacy. A Florida jury agreed completely with Hogan's complaint that the sex tape was not news and awarded him $115 million. But the case isn't over, according to The New York Times, and Gawker may still face financial review for punitive damages.

Morrissey received some extra special attention from airport security when flying out of San Francisco this week. According to a post by fan site True to You, the lyrical legend claimed that an unncesseary TSA search rose to the level of sexual assault.

A spokesperson for the TSA denies that Morrissey's encounter was anything out of the ordinary.

Rihanna seems to have stalkers everywhere. Last year, a New York City Judge called Kevin McGlynn a "ticking time bomb who is wholly fixated on [Rihanna]" after he staked her New York apartment and sent threatening letters. The year before that, Jonathan Whooper was arrested after he tried to break into Rihanna's L.A. home and claimed to be her "future husband."

This year, Rihanna has yet another stalker.

Mila Kunis can now rest easy.

A few years ago, Stuart Lynn Dunn was arrested after he broke into Mila Kunis' unoccupied condominium. He was hit with a restraining order to stay away from Kunis. But, only months later, Dunn was arrested again for waiting for Kunis outside her gym for three days in violation of the restraining order.

After that incident, Dunn was charged and pleaded no contest to stalking and violating a restraining order. The stalker was sentenced to six months in a mental health facility and five years probation.

Last Saturday, Dunn escaped.

What do you do when someone you love refuses to get help for health, psychiatric, or addiction issues?

An upcoming episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians will focus on the Kardashian family's struggles to convince Rob Kardashian to get treatment for alleged drug abuse and depression. Despite their efforts to take Rob to several treatment facilities, he apparently refuses their help. In the show's preview, Khloe pleads with Rob to get help, but he seemingly rebuffs her exhortations.

This is a situation that many families can identify with. You may think that your loved one needs treatment, but legally, what can you do if he or she absolutely refuses?

Stop putting words in my mouth! Is it legal to quote someone for something that they never said?

Kendall Jenner wants to know. The reality-TV star is upset that Us Weekly quoted her as saying about her father Bruce Jenner: "He's a wonderful man. And just because he's changing shoes now, so to speak, doesn't make him less wonderful. I will always love my dad, whether he's a man or a woman." Kendall claims she never said that, and wants to know whether it's illegal for a magazine to publish a false quote.

So, what's the answer?

Shia LaBeouf Gets Restraining Order Against Female Trespasser

Actor Shia LaBeouf has been in and out of court a lot lately, but this time it was to get a restraining order against someone else who was allegedly behaving badly.

Graciela Nahle, 31, was ordered to stay 100 yards away from the "Transformers" star, although it's unclear if she'll choose to obey it. According to TMZ, Nahle thinks that LaBeouf is "Albert Einstein" and wants to "blow up the world," so her judgment might be a bit off-kilter.

What else should LaBeouf fans know about the restraining order?

iCloud Hack Leads to Hundreds of Leaked Celeb Nudes

An alleged hack of Apple's iCloud storage service has led to the leak of nude and sexually explicit images of some of the entertainment world's biggest names.

The images, posted by an anonymous user on forum website 4chan, feature Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton, among dozens of others, reports Newsweek.

What are some of the possible legal ramifications of these leaked photos?

'Dating Naked' Castmember Sues VH1 for $10M for Showing Her Naked

"Dating Naked" is a dating reality show following the success of Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid," but one castmember is apparently a bit miffed at just how much "naked" VH1 broadcast.

Jessie Nizewitz, 28, is a New York model and a plaintiff in a $10 million lawsuit against VH1's operator Viacom for allowing a brief crotch shot (unblurred) to be shown in an episode of "Dating Naked." According to Entertainment Weekly, Nizewitz was assured that her genitals would be blurred, and now that viewers have caught wind, she's been "humiliated on social media."

Can Nizewitz really sue over a naked shot on a naked show?