Rockstar is no stranger to controversy. Their video game titles has always been in the limelight for one reason or another. Recently their latest release Grand Theft Auto V managed to sell over a billion dollars in just three days. The game has been breaking world records all over one of the more prominent ones being the biggest media launch in history.
Not all is glam with the popularity of their title. Rockstar has been hit with law suit after law suit. Actress Lindsay Lohan had filed a suit claiming her likeness was used without permission and even rapper Daz Dillinger filed a suit for use of two of his songs without permission, Daz is asking or more money or the remaining copies of the game be destroyed.
You may have heard of the show Mob Wives a show that goes over the lives of women who were related in someway shape or form in the mob. Karen Gravano happens to be the daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano. Karen believes the GTA 5 video game has stole her story. Within the game a random mission will pop up featuring a character named Antonia Bottino who is in need of help and the safe return to her father Sammy (Sonny) Bottino.
According to the file suit, Karen Gravano is looking for a total of $40 million from Rockstar. $20 million will be for compensation with an additional $20 million for punitive damages. What do you think, do you feel Karen Gravano should receive the $40 million she’s looking for?