Sammy Hagar - Sammy Hagar Has Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Him Dismissed

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Rocker Sammy Hagar has won a defamation battle against a former Playboy bunny over his 2011 autobiography.

The former Van Halen star's memoir, Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock, became a New York Times bestseller upon its release, and included a story about a California woman who falsely named him as her baby's father to extort money from him in the 1980s.

He did not reveal her identity but the female in question - named in court documents as Jane Doe, who now lives in Iowa - sued over the allegations and tried to take the singer to court, accusing him of defaming her, violating her privacy and intentionally inflicting emotional damage on her. She also claimed his recollection of the incident breached a 1989 confidentiality agreement between the pair.

However, U.S. District Judge Linda Reade dismissed the lawsuit last week (30Apr13), and Hagar couldn't be happier.

His lawyer, Wesley Kinnear, tells the Associated Press, "We're certainly gratified by the result and we hope this means that it's all over. It's difficult to be involved in litigation like this. It was a surprise to him. And he's very pleased that the judge ruled the way that she did."


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