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    Lohan loses Grand Theft Auto lawsuit appeal

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    A lawyer representing the actress argued that Take-Two Interactive Software, which owns Rockstar Games, violated her right to privacy by using "look-a-like"

    images of her in the game.

    However, New York's Court of Appeals ruled that satirical representations of a young woman, who was "modern" and "beach-going", were not identifiable as the Mean Girls star.

    The court upheld a ruling from a lower state appeals court, which dismissed her lawsuit. The court ruled the depictions were "nothing more than cultural comment" and said the game's makers did not owe any damages.

    The 31-year-old former child star had objected to the character Lacey Jonas, who calls herself "really famous", an "actress slash singer" and hides from photographers as part of the game, first released in 2013.

    Image:Lohan also took issue with the depiction of a bikini-clad woman taking a selfie

    She also took issue with the depiction of a blonde woman shown being frisked by a police officer and another wearing a red bikini and taking a selfie while flashing a peace sign.

    But Judge Eugene Fahey said Lohan's case could not prevail as the game merely showed a generic "20-something" woman, without suggesting it was her.

    "The amended complaint was properly dismissed because the artistic renderings are indistinct, satirical representations of the style, look, and persona of a modern, beach-going young woman that are not reasonably identifiable as plaintiff," the judge ruled.

    Lohan's claims follow similar allegations against the company by Mob Wives star Karen Gravano, which were also thrown out in a separate ruling.

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