Game over, Lindsay Lohan.
Lohan’s lawsuit against the makers of the videogame “Grand Theft Auto V” was dismissed in the New York Supreme Court on Thursday, after the court found that her civil rights were not violated by a character in
Lohan filed her suit in 2014, claiming that a character in
“The aforesaid ‘Lacey Jonas’ side mission tells a story in GTA V, which contains identical events to the Plaintiff’s life,” the suit claimed. “
But the court found otherwise on Thursday.
“Defendants … never referred to Lohan by name or used her actial name in the video game, never used Lohan herself as an actor for the video game, and never used a photograph of Lohan,” the decision reads.
Even if Lohan could prove that the Jonas character was close enough to be a representation of her, the decision says, her claims “should be dismissed because this video game does not fall under the statutory definitions of ‘advertising’ or ‘trade.'”
Likewise, the court also dismissed Lohan’s claim that her image was used in advertising for
Lohan had claimed that the character violated her right to privacy under New York Civil Rights Law.
Thursday’s decision also dismissed similar claims made by “Mob Wives” star Karen Gravano.
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.