Friday, August 19, 2016

Gawker, We Hardly Knew Ye

The Hollywood Reporter announces that website Gawker.com will shut down next week. Univision scooped up most of Gawker's holding in a $135 million deal, but they opted to close down the main website. Of course, this is all fallout from the defamation suit which Hulk Hogan won against Gawker.com founder Nick Denton, which was funded by billionaire Peter Thiel, who Gawker.com had outed years earlier. Proving once again that revenge is a dish best served cold.


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