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.
The 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.
The 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.
The widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury’s verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura launched Tuesday a public relations campaign to explain why he filed the high-profile defamation suit he won last week. In a wide ranging interview on WCCO Radio, and in an online video on Ora.tv, Ventura repeatedly said the lawsuit was not about the money; it was about clearing his name.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says his reputation is restored. A federal jury Tuesday sided with him in his defamation lawsuit.
Jurors in Jesse Ventura’s defamation case on Wednesday watched video testimony from a slain military sniper, who said he didn’t fear being sued for claiming in his autobiography that he had punched the former Minnesota governor inside a bar. Ventura claims “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL who was fatally shot last year at a Texas gun range.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle will be allowed to go forward with Kyle’s widow as the defendant, a federal judge ruled Thursday.