Looks like Hulk Hogan means business with this whole sex tape thing. Normally when celebs (cough Kim Kardashian cough) have a sex tape, they put up a big stink the media about it, saying how it's a violation of their privacy, yada yada, but nobody ever really sues anyone, and then the next thing you know, the video is everywhere and somebody is making a lot of money. Presumably the celeb. But not Hogan. He's been saying since this rumor of this tape went around that he was gonna sue the bullocks off of everyone involved with it, and gosh darnit, he meant it! Hogan is not only suing the media company that published it, Gawker, but also his ex-best friend Bubba the Love Sponge, and Bubba's ex-wife, Hulk's sex partner, Heather Clem. And Hogan must have thought the sex tape ruined his chances of running for president or something, because he's going for a whopping $100 million! I bet right about now Heather is wishing she'd told him to stuff his hulking hogan back in his pants!
It's still unclear exactly who is behind the leak of the sex tape. Gawker says it was sent to them, but won't say by who. Awhile ago, we heard it might be one of Bubba's "disgruntled" former employees who hawked the tape. But the suit proves that Hulk thinks Bubba and Heather are behind it. But Heather says she's "completely devastated" by the release of the tape. (But not by the actual sex with Hulk? Priorities, Heather, priorities.)
Bubba says he wasn't behind the leak. In fact, he thinks Hulk himself was behind it! I mean, who knows, maybe the three parties cooked this whole scheme up as some kind of publicity stunt. Maybe the same firm that brought you Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's Fake Break-Up brought you Hulk Hogan's Fake Sex Tape Outrage. Maybe Kris Jenner is the ring leader here!
Hulk's suit says that the tape was "illegal, outrageous, and exceeded the bounds of human decency." Er, but sleeping with your best friend's wife while you're still married to your wife Linda is within the bounds the human decency? Whatevahs.
This could still be a bunch of hooey. Bubba has his own radio show, which has surely seen an uptick in listeners since this scandal. And who ever heard of Heather Clem before this? Expect her to get a Playboy offer any day now, if she hasn't already. As for Hulk, maybe he looked at Pam Anderson, Kim Kardashian, and Paris Hilton, and thought, Hmm. Sex tape. Does a career good.
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