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Olivia De Havilland: 102-Year-Old Legend Still Feuding Over ‘Feud’

Ready to 'speak truth to power' over hit cable show!

Olivia de Havilland is still suing the FX Network and a producer over the unauthorized use of her identity in their 2017 series, “Feud: Bette and Joan” — with the two-time Oscar winner now planning to take her lawsuit straight to the Supreme Court. Olivia, who’s still fighting from her Paris home at 102 years old, originally filed a 2017 suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against FX Networks, LLC and Ryan Murphy Productions. The legal action sought compensation for “the unauthorized commercial use of Dame Olivia’s name and identity in the FX hit series,” and accused FX and its partners of appropriating de Havilland’s name to “sensationalize the series and to promote their own businesses.” The lawsuit was dismissed, but Olivia’s attorneys have announced that they’re now petitioning the Supreme Court in the ongoing court fight.  “We must persevere,” Olivia said in a new statement, “and speak truth to power…”

 

 

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