Playwright Yevgeny Grishkovets said that he was not going to celebrate the victory in the trial over Zemfira. The writer emphasized that he still regrets the conflict that flared up because of his harsh statements on the air of the Dozhd TV channel (in the Russian Federation he is recognized as a foreign agent. – Author’s note).
As it became known to “MK”, on Wednesday the Ostankino court of Moscow rejected the singer’s claim against the writer to protect honor and dignity.about:blank
– I’m glad it’s all over. But I’m sorry that all this happened at all, – this is how playwright Yevgeny Grishkovets reacted to the court’s decision.
Recall that the singer filed a lawsuit against Grishkovets after the air on May 27 of the BiKoz program on the Dozhd TV channel with his participation. In the program, the playwright allowed himself to speak sharply about Zemfira. He stated that the famous rocker should not have told her fans about her “drug nightmares”.
According to the press service of the Ostankino court, in the lawsuit Zemfira demanded to immediately remove the recording of the scandalous broadcast from the Internet. From Evgeny Grishkovets, the singer sought a public apology, compensation for moral damage in one and a half million rubles, as well as reimbursement of expenses for a notary – 25,300 rubles. In addition, the plaintiff spent 20 thousand rubles on experts who drew up a scientific advisory opinion for the court, analyzing the writer’s statement.
However, none of the requirements were met. In court, Zemfira received a complete refusal. Nevertheless, Grishkovets’ victory is not at all happy. The playwright admitted that the news of the won process found him on tour. He is pleased with the end of the lawsuit, but regrets that he gave offensive words on the air.
– I’m sorry, – added Evgeniy Grishkovets. – I immediately expressed my regret. This is not at all the case when it is necessary to celebrate a victory.