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Olivia de Havilland sues FX over 'Feud' portrayal

Olivia de Havilland sues FX over 'Feud' portrayal

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July 1 (UPI) -- Veteran actress Olivia De Havilland has sued FX, saying its series, Feud: Bette and Joan, negatively and inaccurately portrays her as a gossip monger.The Gone With the Wind actress, who turned 101 on Saturday, filed the lawsuit in California Superior Court on Friday.She said Feud's showrunners used her name and image without permission or compensation."Putting false statements into a living person's mouth and damaging their reputation is not protected by the First Amendment because the work is cloaked as fiction," the suit reads.Feud documents the rivalry between actresses Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) and Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange). Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones portrays De Havilland in the anthology series.The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages f...