oody Allen this week settled his lawsuit against American Apparel after the clothing company agreed to pay him $5 million for using his image on billboards without permission. Allen had originally sued for $10 million, saying the company had used a photo of him as a Hasidic Jew as part of a “sleazy” ad campaign and that he would never do a commercial unless he was paid “a large amount of money.”
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