1. Do you agree with the court’s decision? Do you believe the outcome would have been different if the genders were reversed? Should it? Explain.
2. Do you think anyone takes “rockumentaries” seriously enough for someone like a former girlfriend to sue over it? Explain. Does it matter? What if only a handful of people believed the statements? Would that be sufficient for fair damages, in your perspective?
3. How would a court determine whether being seen this way with a rock star would lower a plaintiff’s reputation in the community when being with a rock star may be construed as a positive thing? Explain. Was it ethical for Simmons to do what he did? Discuss.