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Lindsay Lohan to Sue Makers of Grand Theft Auto V Video Game

  | July 03, 2014 16:48 IST (New York)
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Lindsay Lohan at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Image: AP

The suit says Lindsay's image, voice and styles from her clothing line are depicted in the game

Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games. The actress says the latest instalment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.
Lindsay's lawsuit was filed on June 2 in a Manhattan court. Grand Theft Auto V game maker Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. and subsidiary Rockstar Games declined to comment. (Also Read: Lindsay looking for a fresh start outside US)
Grand Theft Auto V was released in September. Sales topped $800 million on its first day.

Lindsay's lawsuit says a character named Lacey Jonas is an "unequivocal" reference to the Mean Girls and Freaky Friday star.
The suit says Lindsay's image, voice and styles from her clothing line are depicted in the game. It says the game features West Hollywood's Chateau Marmont hotel, where she once lived.
The character also seeks help skirting paparazzi.

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