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Bruce Willis Settles Extortion Lawsuit

Posted on February 1, 2007 by
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Hollywood hardman BRUCE WILLIS has settled a lawsuit against a childhood friend who allegedly tried to extort $100,000 from the actor.

The DIE HARD star filed a lawsuit last year against BRUCE DiMATTIA, claiming he “was overcome by greed and jealous of his former friend’s success” and threatened to disclose personal information about the star unless Willis bought him a car and paid him $100,000.

However, the action star has reached a settlement with DiMattia and their dispute has been “amicably resolved.”

Willis’ publicist PAUL BLOCH says, “The filing of the lawsuit by Bruce Willis against Bruce DiMattia was based on a regrettable misunderstanding and was based on misinformation.

“Bruce Willis wishes Bruce DiMattia the best of luck in the future and Bruce DiMattia wishes him the same.”

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