Statement from Hot 97 Regarding Court Ruling

This morning Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York agreed that, by mutual consent of the parties, the Court will issue a permanent injunction to keep Troi Troian (aka Star) off the air in the New York City metro area through January 14, 2005.

This brings the matter to a close.

“Our claims have been upheld and we feel vindicated by the judge’s ruling today,” said Barry Mayo, SR VP/GM of Emmis-New York. “I’m a man of my word and I honor my commitments, and I expect Emmis employees and ex-employees to be held to the same standard. That’s what this court action was all about. With the contract issues settled, I look forward to some healthy competition. Hot 97 will remain No. 1.”