WWE Divas Lana and her father, Hulk, have filed a lawsuit against the WWE and its corporate partners for defamation, including statements that they made about the Hulk Hogan lawsuit, Recode reported.
Lana, who is the CEO of The Authority, and her husband, Rob Van Dam, were named in a lawsuit filed in September 2016, alleging they breached the terms of their WWE contract and breached their fiduciary duties to her and their two children by falsely claiming that Hogan had engaged in conduct that violated his contract.
The Hogan lawsuit was settled for undisclosed sums, with Hogan agreeing to pay $125,000.
Lane and Van Dam also have a child together, who was not named in the lawsuit, the two were not available for comment.
The lawsuit claims that WWE made a “lack of diligence” in not contacting them after Hogan sued them.WWE is not the first company to file such a lawsuit.
In May, the Supreme Court of the United States declined to hear a case involving a video game company’s copyright infringement suit against an online retailer that had been targeted by hackers.
The company sued, but the Supreme court denied the company’s request for summary judgment.