Judges Deliberating On 'American Sniper' Appeal CaseAttorneys for "American Sniper" widow Taya Kyle on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to throw out the $1.8 million defamation award a Minnesota jury gave former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura.
Experts Say Free Speech At Stake In 'American Sniper' AppealLegal experts say important free speech issues will be at stake when an appeals court considers whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is entitled to the $1.8 million judgment he won against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
Media Organizations Speak Up In Jesse Ventura Defamation CaseThere's a new twist in the ongoing saga involving Jesse Ventura's defamation case.
Wife Of 'American Sniper' Author Speaking In Minn. The wife of Chris Kyle, the author of "American Sniper," will be in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.
Ventura Questions Chris Kyle's Hero Status, Likens US To Nazi GermanyFormer Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is continuing his criticism of the movie and memoir, "American Sniper." In an interview with Fox News Radio, Ventura disputed that the late U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle was a hero. He then likened the United States to Nazi Germany.
Ventura Won't See 'American Sniper'; Says Kyle Is No Hero"American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it. The former Navy SEAL won $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit last year against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the SEAL protagonist of the movie.
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Kyle's Widow Cancels Interviews For 'American Sniper'In the wake of the growing controversy over her late husband's memoir, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has decided to stay out of the limelight. Taya Kyle has called off a number of interviews that were scheduled this week.
'American Sniper' Astounds With $105.3M Over MLK WeekendClint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend.
'Sniper' Estate To Appeal Ventura Defamation VerdictThe estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.
‘American Sniper’ Widow Says She Has To Pay VenturaThe widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle says she'll have to pay lawsuit damages to former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura out of her own pocket. Ventura won the lawsuit in July after he claimed he was defamed by Kyle's book. Taya Kyle says she's on the hook for most of the $1.8 million in damages awarded to the former Minnesota governor.
Judge Rejects Kyle Widow's Request For New TrialA judge has rejected a request from the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. Ventura was awarded $1.8 million a defamation claim against Kyle.