At the end of 2013 it was heard Lindsay Lohan was making her way for a lawsuit against video game developer Rockstar, and today it has been confirmed.
The actress has sued the developer for using her likeness in its hit game Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5).
In the latest report it is said Lohan sues Rockstar for using her image in a fictional, minor character named Lacey Jonas without her permission. She filed the suit in New York City, which is the hometown of Rockstar.
The suit has now opened up debate about the celebrities’ privacy and rights in contemporary culture.
The Freaky Friday and Mean Girls star has been always known for controversial personal life more and less because of her acting prowess.
In her suit she says the character unequivocally resembles her GTA V has shamefacedly depicted her likeness as well as her clothing line.
However, several celebrity news pundits say it is true the character has some resemblance to the actress but this is not the first time it has happened. Several other times celebrity figure had been used in video games’ characters. In 2013 Ellen Page complained the same for video game Naughty Dog , but she didn’t go to court.
If law is to be checked then the provisions of the Fourth Amendment writes creators of video games can do such for the artistic, entertaining and creative portrayal of a character.