Tag: Gawker Media


  • Peter Thiel

    Peter Thiel has been funding Hulk Hogan’s Gawker Media lawsuit

    The $140 million lawsuit brought against Gawker Media by WWE superstar Hulk Hogan has been funded by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. While Thiel had been suspected of bankrolling the lawsuit he had never admitted to it in public. In an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday,┬áThiel said he is supporting Hogan’s efforts […]

  • Gawker Media

    Judge says $140 million Gawker payment to Hulk Hogan will stand

    Gawker Media was told in a Florida court on Wednesday that its motion for a new trial has been denied. That means the $140 million in damages awarded to Hulk Hogan will not be reduced. Gawker can still appeal the ruling to Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals. The media company is confident it will […]