An actressâ€”who’s choosing to stay anonymous (for obvious reasons) and going by the trusty fallback name Jane Doeâ€”is suing Amazon.com and IMDb for $1 million for revealing her age against her wishes and refusing to change it when she complained.
Her reasoning? She says “In the entertainment industry, youth is king.” And the complaint filed expands on that, stating that “If one is perceived to be ‘over-the-hill,’ i.e. approaching 40, it is nearly impossible for an up-and-coming actress, such as the Plaintiff, to get work as she is thought to have less of an ‘upside’ therefore casting directors, producers, directors, agents/managers, etc. do not give her the same opportunities, regardless of her appearance and talent.”
Continue reading if interested in reading the complaint in its entirety.
In addition to the $1 millionâ€”being sought after for breach of contract, fraud, and violation of privacy, specificallyâ€”she’s also seeking a restraining order against IMDb, as well.
Doe v Amazon Complaint
[Source: Hollywood, Esq.]