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Your cheatin’ card will make you grieve: Actress sues for right to lie about age

Daniel Ray

Somewhere here in Texas, an anonymous actress has filed a federal lawsuit against a website over what has traditionally been an unwritten right of celebrities — to lie about their ages.
Her betrayer: her credit card, and a website that insists it’s OK for it to use the card’s data to investigate her and find her real age. I love the story, in part because I know a bit about celebrity puffery and media complicity in it.
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