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Billionaire bankrolls Hogan’s Gawker lawsuit

News reports say Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel has secretly bankrolled pro wrestler Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker. (Bloomberg News file photo)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hulk Hogan’s courtroom cage match with Gawker has apparently been bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site. Two months after Hogan won a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict against Gawker for posting ...

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