Winklevoss twins can’t sue pot startup because they’re famous


Ah, the price of fame!

Brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss can’t sue an angry former business partner for defamation because they are “public figures,” an appeals court has determined.

The 6-foot-5 identical twins — who gained their fame after suing Mark Zuckerberg, saying he stole their idea to create Facebook when they were all attending Harvard — brought the defamation case against Todd Steinberg, who said they backed out of a $500,000 investment deal for a start-up app called Eaze that delivers marijuana to customers.

Last month, the First Department appeals court upheld a lower court’s decision to toss the defamation part of the suit ruling that the 37-year-olds — who became bitcoin billionaires in 2017 — are “public figures,” since they garnered fame after going to the Olympics as rowers and xxx.

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