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Hulk Hogan

Sues for $100 MILLION

Over Sex Tape

10/15/2012 2:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Hulk Hogan
just announced ... he's suing for more than $100 MILLION over his leaked sex tape.

Hulk's attorney spoke at a news conference in Tampa moments ago, announcing two lawsuits filed today by the wrestler -- one against Bubba the Love Sponge and his ex-wife for illicitly recording Hulk without his permission, and another against Gawker for publishing the tape.

Hulk's attorney says the wrestler is seeking $100 MILLION in damages from Gawker stemming from the leaked footage. It's unclear what he's seeking from Bubba and Bubba's ex Heather Clem.

In the suit, obtained by TMZ, Hogan claims he "had a reasonable expectation of privacy in his consensual, intimate activities in a private bedroom and reasonably believed that his privacy was safe and protected."

Hulk's attorney says Bubba and Co.'s actions were "illegal, outrageous, and exceeded the bounds of human decency."

In addition to forking over damages, Hulk's team wants Bubba, Gawker, and anyone else in possession of the sex footage to turn it over asap in order for it to be destroyed forever.

Hulk's other attorney David R. Houston also reiterated -- they will continue to go after anyone who republishes the footage with a vengeance.

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76.

hollywoodman323    

bubba the love sponge is the biggest slime ball in Tampa. Hope Hulk wins.
Wonder what Todd Schnitt aka formerly MJ from the MJ morning show thinks about this.

633 days ago
77.

Clyde T.M. Nestra    

i just went to gawker to see whatever...the film is much less impressive vs. what they say happened in the 30 minute tape. Anyway it plays, the idea that someone secretly tapes you for 30 minutes having sex is pretty outrageous. But if I were Hulk I'd sue to get a piece of the action...probably be pretty profitable as these things go. Hell, Kim K. got $5 mil as her share for that sex tape.

633 days ago
78.

RATTLESNAKE     

when it comes right down to it Hulk Hogan is a ***** !

633 days ago
79.

Randy Scouse Git    

This explains Bubba to a T!
""illegal, outrageous, and exceeded the bounds of human decency."

633 days ago
80.

Poor Leno    

Hulk Hogan is not likely to earn this kind of money else where and in a lawsuit, i find it all very amusing to read about celebs and lawyers in America that come up with fantasy numbers in cases like this. Mr Hogan should be happy his friend shared his moment now he has a chance to land a movie deal for the adult audience, so Mr Hogan and lawyers good luck to you guys.

632 days ago
81.

rex    

this all smells of a con job by hogan and the two other people involved

632 days ago
82.

aubrey audrey    

its karma in the making when nick had his car crash his childhood best friend is in a bed for life. when nick was in jail hulk & nick turned their back on his friend took no resposibilty now hulks best friend turned on him it all comes around btw tmz live said this was too harsh to put on air hope they dont remove my comment as they are very liberal on reporting things harv ya listening?

632 days ago
83.

Don Tony III    

Hulk Hogan cant sued anybody he gave false information to any authorities. if you watch the last part of the sex tape (god knows i still have nigthmares about it) he talks that the twin sister of his son then current girlfriend wanted to have sex with him after the divorce was final, so these film is from 07 or earlier. he cant do anything in any legal matter.

632 days ago
84.

Sparkly    

These people are disgusting... look in the mirror! Change....

632 days ago
85.

Dylan    

As a boy, he was a pitcher in Little League Baseball. He began watching professional wrestling at 16 years old. While in high school, he revered Dusty Rhodes, and he regularly attended cards at the Tampa Sportatorium. It was at one of those wrestling cards where he first turned his attention towards "Superstar" Billy Graham and looked to him for inspiration; since he first saw Graham on TV, Hogan wanted to match his "inhuman" look. Hogan was also a skilled musician, spending ten years playing bass guitar in several Florida-based rock bands

632 days ago
86.

Chris    

An after he get 100 million he'll buy private island in the shape of his face with sharks with lasers mount to there frecken heads

631 days ago
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