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Man Is Suing His Date For Texting During Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

"I'm not a bad woman. I just went out on a date."

The issue of texting in theaters has become a controversial one over the past few years. Now the stakes have been raised even higher with the news of a man who is suing his date for excessive texting during the recent Marvel smash Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

As reported by the Austin-based Statesman, 37-year-old Brandon Vezmar filed a claim to recoup the $17.31 he paid for his date's ticket. The site states that Vezmar met the woman online, and the visit to the theater in Round Rock, Texas, was their first date.

In his petition, Vezmar alleges that the woman "activated her phone at least 10-20 times in 15 minutes to read and send text messages." Vezmar says that she also left the theater after the movie without giving him a lift, and that his subsequent attempts to contact her to get the ticket money refunded were ignored.

"While damages sought are modest, the principle is important as defendant's behavior is a threat to civilized society,” Vezmar states in his petition.

The Statesman contacted the woman, who did not know about the claim and asked for her name not to be used. She told the site: "This is crazy. I had my phone low and I wasn't bothering anybody. It wasn't like constant texting. I'm not a bad woman. I just went out on a date."

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn has also weighed in on the issue of the alleged texting during his movie:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opened earlier this month and is proving hugely successful. To date it has made $636.9 million at the worldwide box office.

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/man-is-suing-his-date-for-texting-during-guardians/1100-6450113/



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She is History's greatest monster! XD



You know it deserves the GOTY.

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Only in america....  sued for wasteing 17$, as a bad date.



Thank goodness he didn't end up marrying her. The horror.



   

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In his defense, it was a really good movie. ;)



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So glad it's in America. Means I can make only in America jokes.

Also means this disgusting culture of suing for the pettiest things imaginable hasn't spread too far yet.



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I mean, it really is annoying when someone keeps using the phone in the movies(the light from the phone can be bothersome), but this is taking a bit too far, to say the least XD



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Well it is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, so this is actually very understandable.

um...



Lock this harpy in a dungeon and throw away the key!

That's pretty freaking annoying though, even if the date is bad, you owe it to that person your undivided attention, or the movie in this case. Plus in a theater?! the humanity



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Areym said:
Lock this harpy in a dungeon and throw away the key!

That's pretty freaking annoying though, even if the date is bad, you owe it to that person your undivided attention, or the movie in this case. Plus in a theater?! the humanity

Not just the date, but what about the other people in the immediate area around her seat.  Why should they have to be distracted by the light and clicking buttons of her phone?  It's a frivilous lawsuit yes, but people not being able to sit through a 2 hour (or even 90 minute for that matter) movie or a 10 minute car ride without texting on their phone is a societal problem.  How many times do you see a car on the road driving improperly only to get a look at the driver and see a phone either held to their ear or typing away at a text against their steering wheel?  This is off topic, but why can't anyone just use speakerphone when driving?