Cardi B Wins $4M in Defamation Suit Against YouTuber

Cardi B Wins $4M in Defamation Suit Against YouTuber

On January 24, 2022, Rapper Cardi B won a defamation case against Youtuber Latasha Kebe (“Kebe”) and her company, Kebe Studios. An eight-person jury in Georgia awardedCardi B $1.25 million in damages (including $250,000 in medical expenses) for defamation, invasion of...
Elon Musk Can’t Shake Defamation Lawsuit

Elon Musk Can’t Shake Defamation Lawsuit

On December 20, 2021, the California Court of Appeals issued an unpublished opinion that upheld a trial court’s order that Elon Musk’s statements in an email were not protected by California’s anti-SLAPP statute. The California anti-SLAPP statute...
Rachel Maddow Defeats Defamation Claim

Rachel Maddow Defeats Defamation Claim

On August 17th, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling that MSNBC host, Rachel Maddow did not defame One America News Network (“OAN”) when she stated that OAN is “paid Russian propaganda.” According to the Ninth Circuit, when Maddow remarked that...