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Remember that lawsuit that Lindsay Lohan filed against E*Trade because they used her name…Lindsay in aÂ commercialÂ where the baby insinuates that the other baby was Milkaholic…lol…and Lindsay thought they were talking about her, well the lawsuit settled out of court! Umm I wouldn’t have settled because Lindsay is a common name and she doesn’t have the right to it, plus why does she thinkÂ theyÂ are talking about her anyways…lol!
According to PopEater,
A Manhattan court filing Monday said the actress has withdrawn her case against the brokerage, which she’d accused of making her the implied target of jokes about a “milkaholic” named Lindsay in a Super Bowl ad this year.
E-Trade Financial Corp. spokeswoman Susan Hickey said the case’s end reflected a “simple business decision” for the New York-based firm, but she wouldn’t discuss details. Lohan’s lawyer, Stephanie Ovadia, didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment.
The brokerage has put out a series of ads featuring adult-voiced babies talking about online trading. In the Super Bowl spot, a baby’s infant girlfriend asks suspiciously whether “that milkaholic Lindsay” has paid him a visit.
Another female baby pops into the picture and says in a woozy voice: “Milk-a-what?”
Lohan, 24, has had high-profile trouble with drinking and drug use. The ‘Mean Girls’ star spent two weeks in jail in California this year for violating her probation in a 2007 case involving drug use and driving under the influence. A Beverly Hills judge issued anÂ arrest warrant for the troubled starlet on Monday after the actress acknowledged failing a drug test. The warrant was stayed until a hearing Friday to determine whether she violated her probation.
Lohan’s lawyer said in court papers filed last month that the E-Trade commercial deliberately referred to Lohan.
“These babies in their commercials were symbolic and were not acting just as cute babies but were actually portraying (Lohan) and her grown-up friends,” Ovadia wrote.
E-Trade called Lohan’s claims meritless. Lawyers for the company noted in an April court filing that Lohan isn’t the world’s only Lindsay – or generally associated with online trading or banking.
“No reasonable person would connect (Lohan) with the E-Trade commercials,” they wrote.