The aged actress Olivia de Havilland her lawsuit against the creators of the series, Feud: Bette And Joan not continue. A three-judge panel in California ruled Monday that there is not sufficient arguments for a smaadzaak.
Olivia de Havilland (l), in the episode ” Feud: Bette and Joan, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones (r)
The 101-year-old complained to the producers of the series, including Ryan Murphy, and the channel FX in June for the way she Catherine Zeta-Jones is portrayed in the show. That focuses on the rivalry between actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, who both are now deceased, but also De Havilland, the last living actor from Gone with the Wind – for in the story. Therein is suggested that they gossip the world helped her chances at an Oscar to enlarge.
Film star Olivia de Havilland in 1953
In the paper that they had in June, submitted, suggested to the actress that her reputation is being damaged by the series, in which Zeta-Jones ’vulgar and common’ language used. De Havilland has particular problems that they are in Feud with her sister, Joan Fontaine, a bitch called.
The case of The de Havilland seemed to have little chance, but in the autumn, ruled a judge, unexpectedly, at a motion from FX to the indictment, to reject it. The transmitter went in appeal, and was this time so a different pronunciation.
“Or the person portrayed is in this kind of work now a world-famous movie star or someone who no one knows, she or he has not the exclusive right to history,” said one of the judges in the judgment. “Nor has she or he has the legal right to the portrayal of an artist to decide, to approve, to reject or veto about to speak.”
Olivia de Havilland was twenty years ago at the age of 82
In Hollywood, the treatment of the complaint with a critical eye looked at. A ruling in favor of De Havilland had had a major impact on all the drama series that are based on true stories and real people. Ryan Murphy showed Monday, in a response to know the “a great day for artistic expression”.