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Lindsay Lohan in 2006 (Credit: Wikipedia/Flickr/Rafael Amado Deras)

Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit against Fox News is no more.

Lohan and her mother Dina Lohan sued Fox News after Fox News’ Sean Hannity and his guest Michelle Fields discussed the pair and cocaine last year, Gossip Cop reported. In a Feb. 2014 episode, Fields said “Lindsay Lohan’s mom is doing cocaine with her.”

The lawsuit against Fox News was “thrown out by a New York judge” Sept. 18, according to Gossip Cop.

According to TMZ, the judge said “Truth is a defense.”

As iMediaEthics reported at the time of the lawsuit,  Fox News responded to the lawsuit saying: “We will defend this case to the fullest” and “The remark about which Lindsay and Dina Lohan complain was made on live television by a guest nearly a year ago. We removed the segment from our archives altogether last February and also apologized on-air. At that time, the Lohans did not make any demands for money, and we are surprised they are doing so now.”

iMediaEthics has written to Fox News for comment.

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Libel? Lindsay Lohan’s Cocaine Lawsuit against Fox News Dismissed

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