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Court OKs right to sue in 'Girls Gone Wild' case

By Associated Press


ATLANTA >> Georgia's highest court has ruled that a woman who was 14 when she exposed her breasts during spring break in Florida to a man with a video camera has grounds to sue under Georgia law.

The man sold the clip of Lindsey Bullard for use in a "Girls Gone Wild" video. Bullard sued in federal court, seeking damages in 2004 after her image was used on a video cover and in television and online advertisements.

A federal judge says Georgia law on the matter was unclear and asked the Georgia Supreme Court to clarify whether Bullard had a viable claim.

In a unanimous opinion published today, the high court says Bullard has the right to sue for "appropriation of likeness" under Georgia law despite the tape being shot in Florida.

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hilopango wrote:
Question is, what the heck was she doing without adult supervision at 14 years old??
on March 28,2013 | 10:36AM
allie wrote:
happens all the time. My mom taught me to value my body. I could have shown things at 14 also but Jesus is my Savior and I honor my Mom and my tribal values.
on March 28,2013 | 11:47AM
waianae94 wrote:
You sound crazier every day, sir.
on March 28,2013 | 06:52PM
silvangold wrote:
on March 28,2013 | 01:38PM
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