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Aiken Won't Endorse Book
Highest Court Court of Appeals of North Carolina
Year Ended 2008
Plaintiffs Book Author(s)
Defendants Aiken, Clay
Charitable Organization(s)
Family of Artist(s)
Music Producer(s)
Other No Other parties on file
Short Description Plaintiff, the author of a book about Clay Aiken, sued the singer and his mother for libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress, among other legal theories, after they both refused to endorse and help promote the book. The court threw out the claims regarding the book, asserting that "Our courts cannot be used to force celebrities or their family or friends into making endorsements for another person's profit." - SKR

Legal Issues
Torts Dignitary Torts Defamation & Injurious Falsehood
  Economic Torts Interference with Contract, Business, Interests & Expectancy
  Intentional Torts Assault & Battery
    Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  Negligence Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress


Opinions Holleman v. Aiken
668 S.E.2d 579
Court of Appeals of North Carolina , November 04, 2008 ( No. COA07-1425 )


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Related Searches Parties
Aiken, Clay ( Defendant )
Book Author(s) ( Plaintiff )
Charitable Organization(s) ( Defendant )
Family of Artist(s) ( Defendant )
Music Producer(s) ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Torts / Dignitary Torts / Defamation & Injurious Falsehood
Torts / Economic Torts / Interference with Contract, Business, Interests & Expectancy
Torts / Intentional Torts / Assault & Battery
Torts / Intentional Torts / Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Torts / Negligence / Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

Courts
Court of Appeals of North Carolina (highest court)


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