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Courtney Love thanks legal team after 'Twibel' victory

Courtney Love thanks legal team after 'Twibel' victory
Posted January 27th, 2014 @ 1:59pm

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Courtney Love says she's feeling "really good" after being found not liable of defaming her former lawyer with a tweet. 

The jury in her so-called "Twibel" trial delivered the verdict on Friday, and the rocker told "Spin" afterward that she was "happy to have good counsel for the first time in 24 years." 

Love -- who wasn't actually in the courtroom to hear the earlier-than-expected verdict -- also took to Twitter to thank her legal team for helping her win what she called an "epic battle." 

Love's trial centered around a tweet she sent in 2010 that said her former lawyer, Rhonda Holmes, had been "bought off."  She argued that she intended to send the comment as a direct message to only a few people, but instead accidentally made it public. 

Holmes sued for libel in 2011, but the jury decided Friday that Love did not act with malice. 

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