Transcript for Actress Sues IMDB for Posting Her Age
This actress sued a major industry website because they posted her real age. She says she lost work because of it and abc's linsey davis explains. Reporter: On the big actress judy hoang, and she says her real age was unfairly exposed. Such a competitive business and why put another reason for someone to deny you getting work. Reporter: For more than a year, hoang has been locked in a discrimination lawsuit against IMDb, THE INTERNET MOVIE Database, an insider website that shows the actors and their roles and she says it cost her higher acting jobs after it took her real birthdate and changed her profile. There was a role I lost. I friend got me in and when they saw I was really that age and they went back and said, sorry, you're too old. Reporter: In a complaint filed inal court hoang argues in the entertainment industry, youth is king. Promised that they would keep that information confidential and didn't. Reporter: Late thursday a seattle jury disagreed ruling in favor of the website. The internet movie database is not discriminating against her. They just published correct information about her. Everyone understands the IMPORTANCE OF IMDb AND EVERYONE Understands, you know, how important age is. Reporter: Imdb has not returned abc's calls. For her part hoang is now plotting her next legal move but this morning she says her fight is bigger, standing up for others in hollywood who feel compelled to hide their ages to make it. I want to keep up the fight for everyone because I know that majority of the people in the business feel the same way I do. Reporter: In court imdb reportedly countered that hoang could not prove she lost work as a result of them posting her real age and maintained it had a right to publish correct information. Heupcoming features "pretty perfe
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