Lindsay Lohan sues over likeness in Grand Theft Auto V
Published on Jul 4, 2014 6:07 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing the creators of Grand Theft Auto V over a character she contends is an unsanctioned virtual version of herself.
Lohan filed suit in New York on Wednesday, her 28th birthday, accusing publisher Take-Two Interactive and studio Rockstar Games of weaving her persona into GTA V without her permission.
Take-Two is based in Lohan's birthplace, New York City.
Lohan's lawsuit argues that her privacy was violated by imbuing her likeness into a character and creating a "Lindsay Lohan look-alike side mission" to promote the videogame.
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