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(TVWeek)   "Storage Wars" star Brandi Passante wins case against a website that posted a porn video that they falsely claimed featured her; but is awarded only $750 in damages-because really, how much more damage can you do to the reputation of reality TV star?   (tvweek.com) divider line 64
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2013-06-19 12:45:19 PM  
well...she can use that for a locker now...hopefully one with a safe
 
2013-06-19 12:45:36 PM  
This better turn into a tit thread.

/YUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUP!
 
2013-06-19 12:46:03 PM  
Looks like she might have a nice rack.

img.fark.net
 
2013-06-19 12:46:56 PM  
Yuuuuup.

Now is that an actual $750 they have to pay, or two beat up end tables that she thinks she can sell for $100 ea at her thrift store and a $500 collectable knick-knack that was "salted" by the show's producers
 
2013-06-19 12:47:32 PM  
The settlement was originally thought to be worth at least a couple thousand dollars, but with the economy and what not settlements just aren't worth what they were a few years ago.
 
2013-06-19 12:48:54 PM  

hasty ambush: Looks like she might have a nice rack.

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fake boobs are fake.
 
2013-06-19 12:50:24 PM  
On aanother note, who the hell did she hire for a lawyer?  I mean, yeah they won a slam-dunk case but failed to put on any proof as to damages so their client got less than what this guy probably billed her for a 'working lunch'

or read another way, the judge was saying "yeah that was bad of them to claim that was you in the porno, but you seem like a pretty big ho to me so it wasn't all that much of a stretch"
 
2013-06-19 12:52:26 PM  

Magorn: Yuuuuup.

Now is that an actual $750 they have to pay, or two beat up end tables that she thinks she can sell for $100 ea at her thrift store and a $500 collectable knick-knack that was "salted" by the show's producers


at a local thrift store the other day, I spied an epiphone SG.  They were asking 249.  All I could think was "someone has been watching Storage Wars" because that guitar was worth 50-75 bucks tops.
 
2013-06-19 12:55:14 PM  

Magorn: On aanother note, who the hell did she hire for a lawyer?  I mean, yeah they won a slam-dunk case but failed to put on any proof as to damages so their client got less than what this guy probably billed her for a 'working lunch'

or read another way, the judge was saying "yeah that was bad of them to claim that was you in the porno, but you seem like a pretty big ho to me so it wasn't all that much of a stretch"


or the judge watched the video in question and it clearly was not her, and possibly that the company that owned the tape had earned no revenue from it.

or maybe in this age of internet porn, the judge figures an amateur porn tape isn't worth thousands in damages when other "celebrities" become rich off of them.

or hell I don't know.
 
2013-06-19 12:55:42 PM  

frepnog: hasty ambush: Looks like she might have a nice rack.

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fake boobs are fake.


Somebody thought she was attractive enough and had a big enough following to make a fake porn video worthwhile.  Am not familiar enough with her or the show  and the pics I can find don't help much:



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2013-06-19 12:55:50 PM  
I'd pay to watch a porno with Brandi in it.  Just not with Jerrod please!
 
2013-06-19 12:56:33 PM  
I'd store it!


/in her pooper
 
2013-06-19 01:00:02 PM  

hasty ambush: Looks like she might have a nice rack.

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She has Melissa Etheridge face but she is really super cute. And she has a delightful, sexy, fast wit.

I can do without Jarrod's ghetto hands.
 
2013-06-19 01:00:21 PM  
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/off to my storage room
 
2013-06-19 01:00:30 PM  
She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.
 
2013-06-19 01:01:15 PM  
It must be a "storage war" for that there brassiere of hers to contain them puppies, I tell ya!
 
2013-06-19 01:03:33 PM  

frepnog: Magorn: Yuuuuup.

Now is that an actual $750 they have to pay, or two beat up end tables that she thinks she can sell for $100 ea at her thrift store and a $500 collectable knick-knack that was "salted" by the show's producers

at a local thrift store the other day, I spied an epiphone SG.  They were asking 249.  All I could think was "someone has been watching Storage Wars" because that guitar was worth 50-75 bucks tops.


That always drives me nuts- Thrift stores that wildly over-price things.  Goodwill seems to be the worst offender, because it seems like they rely much more on buying up pallets and truckloads of good that Target has remaindered than they do on donations.  The problem is this is usually the same stuff I saw on Clearance at target a few weeks before-for less than Goodwill now wants for it.   On the plus side, I live in the county witht he highest per-capita income in the US in a town with 6 "indy" thrift stores mostly run by kindly old ladies from the ladies auxilliary of some group or another, so It's not at all uncommon to pick up a $75 dress shirt or $50 tie for $1-2

/my professional wardrobe is MUCH nicer than it has any right to be conidering what I've spent on it.
 
2013-06-19 01:10:25 PM  

frepnog: Magorn: Yuuuuup.

Now is that an actual $750 they have to pay, or two beat up end tables that she thinks she can sell for $100 ea at her thrift store and a $500 collectable knick-knack that was "salted" by the show's producers

at a local thrift store the other day, I spied an epiphone SG.  They were asking 249.  All I could think was "someone has been watching Storage Wars" because that guitar was worth 50-75 bucks tops.


That would be the "Hestor Effect".  That little sausage neck would always put some retardedly high number on an item so that it always looks like he's making an insane profit on everything he buys.
 
2013-06-19 01:13:07 PM  

Magorn: On the plus side, I live in the county witht he highest per-capita income in the US in a town with 6 "indy" thrift stores mostly run by kindly old ladies from the ladies auxilliary of some group or another, so It's not at all uncommon to pick up a $75 dress shirt or $50 tie for $1-2


I personally like looking around the thrift stores and seeing things that I know are worth 50-100 bucks or more priced at 1 or 2 bucks while seeing items worth no more than 5 or 10 bucks priced at 100 or more.

good god, people, learn what stuff is worth.  an old pentium 3 machine with a nice case is still only worth maybe 5 bucks.  a real silk tie is probably worth more than a buck. a slightly beat up Taylor acoustic guitar is probably worth more than 20 bucks and for god's sake a very used epiphone sg is certainly not worth 250 bucks.
 
2013-06-19 01:14:51 PM  
That new chick they have on there dresses a little skimpier than Brandi and he she has a nice set too. I wonder if they brought her on since Brandi doesnt show much skin.
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2013-06-19 01:15:19 PM  

Jim from Saint Paul: She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.


It took me far too long, but my last straw was when Darrel found some SCUBA gear in a locker and he was talking about how "This is top of the line gear right, here!  It's worth at least a gazillion dollars!"  It was 1990s model US Divers stuff, which, next to Dacor, is about as bad and cheap as you can get.  Plus, having been in storage that long, all of it would need to be overhauled before it could safely be used, which makes it even more worthless.
 
2013-06-19 01:15:36 PM  
Her sweet ass tits are the only reason I'll wait 20 seconds to change the channel after The First 48 goes off, instead of changing it right away.
 
2013-06-19 01:18:07 PM  
I thought she was once a stripper and there were pics of her out there anyways. I dunno heard it on the internet so it must be true.
 
2013-06-19 01:18:28 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2013-06-19 01:19:34 PM  

groppet: I thought she was once a stripper and there were pics of her out there anyways. I dunno heard it on the internet so it must be true.


Please provide links or pics of said statement.
 
2013-06-19 01:22:29 PM  

Magorn: frepnog: Magorn: Yuuuuup.

Now is that an actual $750 they have to pay, or two beat up end tables that she thinks she can sell for $100 ea at her thrift store and a $500 collectable knick-knack that was "salted" by the show's producers

at a local thrift store the other day, I spied an epiphone SG.  They were asking 249.  All I could think was "someone has been watching Storage Wars" because that guitar was worth 50-75 bucks tops.

That always drives me nuts- Thrift stores that wildly over-price things.  Goodwill seems to be the worst offender, because it seems like they rely much more on buying up pallets and truckloads of good that Target has remaindered than they do on donations.  The problem is this is usually the same stuff I saw on Clearance at target a few weeks before-for less than Goodwill now wants for it.   On the plus side, I live in the county witht he highest per-capita income in the US in a town with 6 "indy" thrift stores mostly run by kindly old ladies from the ladies auxilliary of some group or another, so It's not at all uncommon to pick up a $75 dress shirt or $50 tie for $1-2

/my professional wardrobe is MUCH nicer than it has any right to be conidering what I've spent on it.


The independent thrift store near me has very reasonably-priced items and the clothing isn't too expensive at all since the town is very working class and lower on the economic scale. The owner isn't stupid, however. All the "good stuff" he comes across is whisked away to eBay.
 
2013-06-19 01:22:57 PM  
I think Jarrod even said something about meeting her in a strip club, didn't he?
 
2013-06-19 01:23:31 PM  

Onkel Buck: That new chick they have on there dresses a little skimpier than Brandi and he she has a nice set too. I wonder if they brought her on since Brandi doesnt show much skin.
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they need to cover up the skin on her head.

cuz damn.  biatch be ugly.
 
2013-06-19 01:24:16 PM  

Magorn: On aanother note, who the hell did she hire for a lawyer?  I mean, yeah they won a slam-dunk case but failed to put on any proof as to damages so their client got less than what this guy probably billed her for a 'working lunch'

or read another way, the judge was saying "yeah that was bad of them to claim that was you in the porno, but you seem like a pretty big ho to me so it wasn't all that much of a stretch"


From the better article linked by Subby's crappy blog:
Passante sued Hunter Moore, former operator of the website Is Anyone Up, alleging that Moore distributed a pornographic video falsely claiming to feature her over the internet.

Passante also alleged that Moore published bogus pornographic pictures of her.

Passante had also sought statutory damages of $5,250, but Selna, citing "a lack of evidentiary support," awarded only $750.

She was also granted attorneys' fees, and a permanent injunction ordering Moore to "remove any remaining and undisclosed content of video from all websites and restraining Defendant from disseminating the content of the video."

Passante does have the option to submit a renewed application or actual damages within 30 days of the judge's order.


Looks like it's legit, but she lacked any evidence of actual damages. Not sure why the statutory damages would have been denied, though.
 
2013-06-19 01:26:06 PM  
Only vid I can find so far is a wecam 'batin video.
 
2013-06-19 01:30:53 PM  
Ins't she an ex stripper?
 
2013-06-19 01:38:49 PM  
what video was it?
 
2013-06-19 01:43:16 PM  

FilmBELOH20: Jim from Saint Paul: She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.

It took me far too long, but my last straw was when Darrel found some SCUBA gear in a locker and he was talking about how "This is top of the line gear right, here!  It's worth at least a gazillion dollars!"  It was 1990s model US Divers stuff, which, next to Dacor, is about as bad and cheap as you can get.  Plus, having been in storage that long, all of it would need to be overhauled before it could safely be used, which makes it even more worthless.


Yeah, onceI realized the  show just blindly took these mooks word for whatever they said things were worth, rather than showing them actually selling them and returning a profit, any excuse I had for watching it went right out the window.
 
2013-06-19 01:51:30 PM  

FilmBELOH20: Jim from Saint Paul: She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.

It took me far too long, but my last straw was when Darrel found some SCUBA gear in a locker and he was talking about how "This is top of the line gear right, here!  It's worth at least a gazillion dollars!"  It was 1990s model US Divers stuff, which, next to Dacor, is about as bad and cheap as you can get.  Plus, having been in storage that long, all of it would need to be overhauled before it could safely be used, which makes it even more worthless.


I watched one where a few guitars came out of a locker and were "appraised" by one of the guys from Aerosmith.

I say "appraised" in quotes because he threw out prices that were at least double what the market was for them.

After that I couldn't take any numbers seriously.
 
2013-06-19 01:52:45 PM  

Skarekrough: I watched one where a few guitars came out of a locker and were "appraised" by one of the guys from Aerosmith.

I say "appraised" in quotes because he threw out prices that were at least double what the market was for them.

After that I couldn't take any numbers seriously.


How would someone that usually gets guitars for free have any idea what a guitar is worth?
 
2013-06-19 01:57:34 PM  
I'd like to give her a bit of MY wow factor if ya know what I mean. And I think you do. I'm talking bout mah penus.
 
ecl
2013-06-19 01:58:47 PM  
I want to motorboat.
 
2013-06-19 01:59:20 PM  

FilmBELOH20: Jim from Saint Paul: She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.

It took me far too long, but my last straw was when Darrel found some SCUBA gear in a locker and he was talking about how "This is top of the line gear right, here!  It's worth at least a gazillion dollars!"  It was 1990s model US Divers stuff, which, next to Dacor, is about as bad and cheap as you can get.  Plus, having been in storage that long, all of it would need to be overhauled before it could safely be used, which makes it even more worthless.


...My out was when they thought a regular old NES would sell for $10K, because they saw one go for that on eBay.  Of course, that NES also came with an unopened copy of the Nintendo World Championships cartridge, which might have had a little influence on that big price tag.

/Frankly, these days a late-model top-loading NES would probably sell for a lot more.
 
2013-06-19 02:01:26 PM  
Two things about that show annoy me:

1) That the people buying the lockers are the ones assigning prices, despite the fact that we all know that they'll get about 1/4 (Hester) to 1/2 (everyone else) of what they say things are worth and it'll take a month or two to do it.
2) The idiots who fark themselves by playing the stupid "bid him up" game.  All you're doing is making the overall value of the lockers you are buying increase.  Better solution would be to silent auction among themselves so no one has to overpay.
 
2013-06-19 02:04:07 PM  

groppet: I thought she was once a stripper and there were pics of her out there anyways. I dunno heard it on the internet so it must be true.


And I'm a French model. Bonjoower!
 
2013-06-19 02:06:13 PM  

IlGreven: FilmBELOH20: Jim from Saint Paul: She's hot.

That being said, it took 3 years... I am officialy tired of watching these people go "Hey look, a bag of old jeans, I'll sell them for $15 apiece! *CA-CHING SOUND*" when we all KNOW they won;t barely get half that.

It took me far too long, but my last straw was when Darrel found some SCUBA gear in a locker and he was talking about how "This is top of the line gear right, here!  It's worth at least a gazillion dollars!"  It was 1990s model US Divers stuff, which, next to Dacor, is about as bad and cheap as you can get.  Plus, having been in storage that long, all of it would need to be overhauled before it could safely be used, which makes it even more worthless.

...My out was when they thought a regular old NES would sell for $10K, because they saw one go for that on eBay.  Of course, that NES also came with an unopened copy of the Nintendo World Championships cartridge, which might have had a little influence on that big price tag.

/Frankly, these days a late-model top-loading NES would probably sell for a lot more.


a top loading NES in playable shape is worth 45 dollars tops.  you can get one for less than 10.  fools that pay insane money for NES carts are gadammed retarded.  There is no way that shiat will appreciate in value.  Action Comics 1?  Yeah, that is worth something.  Crappy NES game #346 that is rare because no one wanted it in the first place?  yeah.....  there are gonna be some problems there.....  people sometimes forget that some rare things are rare because they were worthless and remain as such.  Action Comics 1 is rare and valuable because it is the first appearance of Superman.  That stupid NES game is rare and valuable for NO farkING REASON other than there aren't many.  The content is still worthless.  People that "invest" (and make no mistake, a person buying a 10000 dollar NES cart think that it is an investment) are in for a rude awakening.
 
2013-06-19 02:13:13 PM  

frepnog: Onkel Buck: That new chick they have on there dresses a little skimpier than Brandi and he she has a nice set too. I wonder if they brought her on since Brandi doesnt show much skin.
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they need to cover up the skin on her head.

cuz damn.  biatch be ugly.


Meh, after a couple of Budweisers she'll do in a pinch.
 
2013-06-19 02:25:24 PM  
That show is becoming battle of the racks. Disgraceful.

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2013-06-19 02:29:54 PM  

Onkel Buck: frepnog: Onkel Buck: That new chick they have on there dresses a little skimpier than Brandi and he she has a nice set too. I wonder if they brought her on since Brandi doesnt show much skin.
[img.fark.net image 306x320][img.fark.net image 256x256]

they need to cover up the skin on her head.

cuz damn.  biatch be ugly.

Meh, after a couple of Budweisers she'll do in a pinch.


Ugh, gross. Budweiser?
 
2013-06-19 02:32:05 PM  
I could have sold it for $1000, but it will sit in my store forever until I mark it down to $500 thus removing any profit I could make at it.  But on TV it looks like i made $250
 
2013-06-19 02:32:43 PM  
Hester would have bid up the lawsuit to $2000, and gotten $3750.
 
2013-06-19 02:51:06 PM  

OtherLittleGuy: Hester would have bid up the lawsuit to $2000, and gotten $3750.


Then claimed in the paper he made $6000 on it.

Like those books he found. "10K worth of books!" Yeah, it will take you 20 years to get rid of them all. And don't forget the Elvis Newspapers he found. Signed by the auctioneer, ya know.
 
2013-06-19 02:55:42 PM  

trotsky: Like those books he found. "10K worth of books!" Yeah, it will take you 20 years to get rid of them all.


go to 2nd and Charles.  He found about 100 dollars worth of books.

/digital delivery is killing the paperback and modern life is killing the hardback.
 
2013-06-19 03:12:37 PM  

meanmutton: Two things about that show annoy me:

1) That the people buying the lockers are the ones assigning prices, despite the fact that we all know that they'll get about 1/4 (Hester) to 1/2 (everyone else) of what they say things are worth and it'll take a month or two to do it.
2) The idiots who fark themselves by playing the stupid "bid him up" game.  All you're doing is making the overall value of the lockers you are buying increase.  Better solution would be to silent auction among themselves so no one has to overpay.


Sounds riveting!
 
2013-06-19 03:49:10 PM  

Cletus C.: That show is becoming battle of the racks. Disgraceful.

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1,4,3,2

3 is what my mental picture of every male farker is till pics prove otherwise.
 
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