Actress Scarlett Johansson wins defamation case against French novelist

But court rejects star's argument that novel exploited her image and awarded her €2,500 in damages rather than the €50,000 she claimed.

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Scarlett Johansson walks into a garage in northern France, and young mechanic Arthur Dreyfuss, who has never had much success with women, is smitten. For French writer Grégoire Delacourt this was intended to be a mildly amusing scene in his new novel, reports The Guardian.