We've got all the details on why the star from Suits, Gabriel Macht, is in South Africa!

Marianne is back and 'helping' Suzelle to celebrate Spring Day with new outdoors DIY video!

Twins drop Facebook lawsuit

2011-06-23 11:39
 
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

San Francisco - The Harvard University classmates of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg are ending the legal battle made famous by the Oscar-wining movie The Social Network.

In a one-paragraph court filing on Wednesday, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (played by Armie Hammer and Josh Spence in the movie) said they would accept a settlement that was worth $65m when agreed upon with Zuckerberg (played by Jesse Eisenberg) in 2008.

The twins had sought to undo the settlement of $20m cash and $45m in stock.

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the twins, saying they had been represented by a squadron of Silicon Valley lawyers and their father, a noted business professor.

The twins said on Wednesday they would forgo a trip to the US Supreme Court.

Their stock is now worth more than $100m.

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

British actor Nicholas Hoult has been cast as acclaimed writer JD Salinger in the biopic Rebel in the Rye. Read More »
Add your review

Daniel Craig has branded James Bond "sexist", a "misogynist" and doesn't think they'd be friends in real life. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.