Hulk Hogan has been awarded a $115 MILLION judgment against GAWKER who published a 1 minute and 50 second clip from his sex tape online.
The WWE Hall of Famer, dressed in black including a black bandanna, cried when the verdict was announced. The six-person jury deliberated for nearly six hours.
Hogan had only intended to sue for $100 million, but the jury felt $115 million was more appropriate – – $55 million for economic injuries and $60 million for emotional distress.
Gawker says he is a public figure and its decision to publish was protected by the First Amendment. Hulk argued to the jury that he had no idea he was being filmed having sex with his friend’s wife at their home in Florida back in 2007.
Steve Austin revealed during a recent episode of the “The Steve Austin Show” that he his high on current WWE NXT stars Enzo Amore and Big Cass:
“Enzo has a ton of energy and is very charismatic. ‘Big Cass’, talk about a guy that is 7 foot there. And I like what Enzo says. He’s talking about, ‘you can’t teach that’ and that’s a great catchphrase and it happens to be true. This kid’s 7-foot, good looking kid, and pretty damn athletic. A real bright future for both of these guys, but, in particular, when you look at ‘Big Cass’, there is no ceiling for this guy if he keeps catching on like he has.”