MOTION FOR SLAPP 10/21/2010 02:00

Jay’s motion to strike:
Cause of action for slander- GRANTED
Cause of action for defamation- GRANTED
Cause of action for false light- GRANTED

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Edited at 6:00 p.m.

“The Real Housewives of Orange County blonde lost a few of the legal legs she was standing on Thursday when a judge dismissed the meat of her defamation lawsuit against self-proclaimed ex-boyfriend Jay Photoglou.
For starters, the defamation part is out.

“Yes!” Photoglou exclaimed as he left the courtroom and gave his attorney a hug. (No official comment was forthcoming, however.)

The judge struck down Rossi’s claims of defamation, libel and portrayal in a false light after determining that her camp hadn’t offered up enough evidence to prove Photoglou was lying about the two of them being in a romantic relationship while she was engaged to Jeff Beitzel, who died of cancer in 2008.”

Full story at E! online