David Swift Speaks to The Wrap

The Wrap recently asked David Swift to comment on a possible defamation claim arising from a Twitter feud between actor Michael Rapaport and ESPN host Dan Le Batard. According to David, the latter’s claim that Rapaport has a sexually transmitted disease constitutes defamation per se, and the fact that the statement was made over social media is “not a defense.

“If anything, pursuing a defamation case based on libelous tweets is much simpler than an oral defamation case because there is no debate over exactly what was said,” says David.

To read the full article, click here.