Court sides with Hustler in Benoit nude photo dispute
May 1, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
A federal appeals court in Atlanta has sided with a racy magazine in a dispute over nude pictures of a model that were published after she was killed by her pro wrestler husband.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said there wasn’t enough evidence to back a jury’s decision requiring Hustler Magazine to award nearly $20 million to the family of Nancy Toffolini Benoit.
Nude images of her were published in the magazine after she and her son were killed in 2007 by wrestler Chris Benoit.
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