No. 06-50269.

487 F.3d 246 (2007)

John Patrick LOWE, Bankruptcy Trustee, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. HEARST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.; Hearst Newspapers Partnership, L.P., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

May 16, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Broadus A. Spivey (argued), Spivey & Ainsworth, Austin, TX, Deborah Ann Pearce, Powell & Pearce, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Jonathan R. Donnellan (argued), Kristina E. Findikyan, The Hearst Corp., New York City, Dan Brian Zimmerman, Phelps Dunbar, New Orleans, LA, Charles L. Babcock, Jackson Walker, Houston, TX, Stephen Richard Fogle, Karen Ann Monsen, Jackson Walker, San Antonio, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before JONES, Chief Judge, and JOLLY and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

CARL E. STEWART, Circuit Judge:

John Patrick Lowe, as Trustee for the bankruptcy estate of Ted and Mary Roberts, appeals the district court's Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of his suit against Hearst Communications and Hearst Newspapers Partnership (collectively "Hearst"). Lowe seeks damages stemming from invasion of privacy based on public disclosure of private facts. We affirm.


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