Alec 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley won a victory in his court docket fight with a individual who claims the actor punched him during a fight over a parking region — when a take Thursday tossed one of many charges in opposition to 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley.
Wojciech Cieszkowski sued 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley in April claiming he slugged him exterior 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley’s East 10th Toll road condo in a fight over a parking region on Nov. 2, 2018.
Cieszkowski also alleged in the lawsuit that it used to be slanderous when the “30 Rock” actor went on “The Ellen Show” and “The Howard Stern Show” pronouncing he knowing Cieszkowski used to be going to stoop over his wife, Hilaria 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley.
In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, actor Alec 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley walks out of the Contemporary York Police Department’s 10th Precinct, in Contemporary York, after he used to be arrested for allegedly punching a individual in the face during a dispute over a parking region exterior his Contemporary York City dwelling.
Contemporary york Supreme Court Justice David Cohen wrote in a brand new dedication that 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley’s statements in the media were exaggerations and opinions which don’t rise to the extent of defamation.
“Because the defendant [Baldwin] used to be describing his possess knowing of what he noticed, no action for defamation beneath a slander per se principle lies,” reads Cohen’s dedication.
“The phrases acknowledged by defendant [Baldwin] need to not phrases that accuse plaintiff [Cieszkowski] of a particular crime … They are phrases of frustration with someone’s utilizing,” the take acknowledged.
The relaxation of Cieszkowski’s lawsuit in opposition to 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley alleging assault and battery will dart forward in court docket.
1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley — who used to be sentenced to enrage-management classes after copping to harassment in the criminal case over the incident — filed his possess defamation lawsuit in opposition to Cieszkowski in November claiming he lied when he acknowledged 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley punched him.
1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley’s attorneys Alex Spiro and Luke Nikas acknowledged they’re overjoyed with the take’s dedication.
Cieszkowski’s attorney did in the end return a count on of for comment.