In this May 25, 2016 file photo, Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, appears in court in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Scott Keeler/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool)
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The shell of Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million, ending a years-long fight that led to the media company's bankruptcy, the shutdown of Gawker.com and the sale of Gawker's other sites to Spanish-language broadcaster Univision.The invasion-of-privacy case, which revolved around a sex tape posted on Gawker.com, resulted in a $140 million verdict won by the former professional wrestler in a Florida court.Denton himself also had to file for personal bankruptcy because of the Florida court's verdict. Court documents filed Wednesday said there have been settlement talks between Gawker and Denton as well, although they have not reached a final settlement.
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