Ventura Awarded $1.8 Million In Defamation Lawsuit

Ventura Awarded $1.8 Million In Defamation Lawsuit
(St. Paul, MN) -- Following nearly a week of jury deliberations, former Governor Jesse Ventura has won his defamation lawsuit against the estate of late "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. The jury awarded Ventura one-point-eight-million-dollars for defamation and damages. The suit claimed that Kyle fabricated a story in his book about punching out Ventura at a California bar in 2006 after he made derogatory comments about the Navy SEALS.