Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto 5
lawsuit was "filed for publicity purposes" according to creator Rockstar and parent company Take-Two Interactive. Lohan sued Rockstar and Take-Two
for damages back in July over the in-game character of Lacey Jonas
, a troubled young actress who struggles with an eating disorder and dealing with the paparazzi.
The case claimed Lohan's image, voice and styles from her clothing label were all used to depict Jonas, forming an "unequivocal" reference to the Mean Girls
star. As the Associated Press
reports, Rockstar is having none of it. Manhattan court papers made public this week show Take-Two and its subsidiary not only want the suit dismissed, but the company wants Lohan to pay its legal fees. As far as Take-Two is concerned, Jonas only resembles Lohan in being a young, blonde woman.
Grand Theft Auto 5 (09/16/2013)
The AP notes Lohan's lawyer didn't immediately return a call for comment. Finally from the irony department, "That's What She Said"
is one of the Rockstar Verified jobs to hit Grand Theft Auto Online
in this week's update.