George Clooney Wins Lawsuit Against Italian Clothing Company


May 11 2011, Published 4:01 a.m. ET

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By Amber Goodhand

Radar Staff Reporter

If you mess with the bull, you’re going to get the horns!

Actor George Clooney has won his lawsuit against Italian company GC Exclusive for using his likeness and name without his permission for their clothing line.

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Three defendants were named in the suit, and all three were convicted.

Vanja Goffi was sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison, Francesco Galdelli got three years and six months and Managing Director Vincenzo Cannalire received one year and 10 months in jail.

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Clooney, 50, gave a deposition in Milan, Italy last July.

"A lot of people were taken advantage of and I'm happy for them that this is resolved,” Clooney tells


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