08/11/1953 (age 61)
Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in the 1980...
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's latest attempts to have the clips of his sex tape with Heather Clem removed from Gawker.com failed yesterday. The presiding judge in Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker and several other defendants denied a request to remove the material pending an appeal of the original ruling, due to the fact that Hogan was essentially re-arguing the same legal and factual issues that the court had already ruled against in November.
Judge James D. Whittemore also noted that Hogan had not shown there was any potential he could win the appeal of the initial ruling nor was there any proof of immediate harm if the material was not removed.