Right of Publicity Lawsuit by Alleged “Pantless Couponer” Dismissed
This lawsuit arises out of Plaintiff’s visit to a Best Buy store in Lady Lake, Florida, during which she got into a dispute with an employee over an expired coupon and was ultimately arrested for disorderly conduct. While there is disagreement as to whether Plaintiff dropped her pants during the dispute, Defendant Coupons in the News …, subsequently used Plaintiff’s mug shot in articles posted on its website that detailed the events and labeled Plaintiff the “Pantless Couponer.”
Plaintiff brought this action against Coupons alleging that its conduct in publishing the articles was actionable on the theories of commercial misappropriation of likeness, invasion of privacy, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and unjust enrichment….
Central to her claims against Coupons, is Plaintiff’s co
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