Attorney Ordered to Identify Dead Client Who Taunted James Woods on Twitter
The actor moves forward in a lawsuit over a “cocaine addict” tweet.
James Woods is continuing to pursue a $10 million defamation lawsuit against an anonymous individual who tweeted Woods was a “cocaine addict.” Not even the reported death of the defendant is stopping the actor. On Tuesday, over objections that Woods was looking to harass a dead man’s family, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that the attorney for the defendant must identify his deceased client.
Woods brought the lawsuit in July 2015 against “John Doe,” an individual tweeting as “Abe List.” According to the complaint, Woods wanted to send a message to those using social media to “propagate lies and do harm.” – READ MORE