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Trevor Lawrence and Two Different Celebrities Settle FTX Lawsuit



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Three high-profile figures, together with NFL quarterback Trevor Lawrence and fashionable YouTubers Kevin Paffrath and Tom Nash, have chosen to settle a lawsuit referring to their promotional actions for the now-defunct cryptocurrency trade FTX. 

Whereas the precise phrases of the settlements haven’t been disclosed, it has been confirmed that the three celebrities have opted to settle the case. 


The ultimate court docket order formalizing the settlements awaits approval from U.S. Decide Ok. Michael Moore.

Legal professionals concerned within the case have revealed that confidential discussions are ongoing, suggesting the potential for extra settlements sooner or later.


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The authorized actions stem from excessive profile sponsorship offers that these people had with FTX earlier than the trade’s collapse final 12 months. 


Lawrence, the NFL quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, confronted allegations of deceptive traders in FTX. 

He reportedly settled the go well with for an undisclosed sum. As revealed in an August 31 submitting with the U.S. Chapter Court docket, Lawrence had obtained $205,555.35 from Blockfolio, an FTX subsidiary, in 2021.


Tom Nash, a outstanding YouTube influencer, was additionally a recipient of funds from FTX for endorsement functions, as indicated in a class-action grievance filed in opposition to him and different influencers by the Moskowitz Regulation Agency in March. 

The lawsuit in opposition to Lawrence, Paffrath, and Nash is a part of a broader authorized motion concentrating on celebrities who promoted FTX. 


Authorized Motion Underway In opposition to Different Celebrities

These three people are amongst a larger group of celebrities who have been engaged by FTX earlier than its downfall. 

Authorized motion is at present underway in opposition to different celebrities, together with former NFL quarterback Tom Brady, his ex-wife Gisele Bundchen, former NBA participant Shaquille O’Neal, and tennis star Naomi Osaka, who additionally endorsed the trade.


Following FTX’s collapse, Nash, like different influencers, eliminated content material associated to the corporate and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, from his channels.

Nash, an Australian citizen, initially didn’t reply to the lawsuit, resulting in a request by Moskowitz to serve the lawsuit by way of Twitter.


Kevin Paffrath, recognized for his ‘Meet Kevin’ YouTube channel with 1.88 million subscribers, publicly acknowledged his earlier sponsorship by FTX in a video in November 2022, expressing remorse over his affiliation with the trade. 

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