Hulk Hogan May Have Ruined This Gawker Employee’s Life

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Gawker Media is about to be sold next week and current and former employees had a celebration to look back on 14 years of independent journalism.

Former editor, A.J. Daulerio, however, was a no show.

Hulk Hogan, who’s real name is Terry Bollea, sued Gawker, its founder Nick Denton and Daulerio for invading his privacy when they published an excerpt of a sex tape featuring him and his friend’s wife.

Earlier this year Hogan had been awarded $140 million in damages and wants to collect.

Daulerio, 42, is due back in a Florida court today to deal with the fallout from Hogan’s lawsuit.

Hogan’s lawyers asked the judge in the case to allow them to seek additional discovery regarding Daulerio’s assets and, once that process is complete, begin seizing them immediately.

As of Monday August 8th, Daulerio had just $1,505.78 in his checking account, according to a screenshot of his bank statement submitted to the court.

“I am now trying to get separate counsel to advise me because I understand that my lawyers in this case cannot advise me about indemnification by Gawker since they also represent the company,” Daulerio wrote in a signed affidavit.

“I have been having trouble finding my own lawyer to advise me because I do not have enough money to pay for one.” Daulerio had told the court that he doesn’t have a job.