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08/14/2008 01:25 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ashley Dupre Drops Lawsuit Against Joe Francis

Ashley Alexandra Dupre, the woman at the center of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's call-girl scandal, withdrew her $10-million lawsuit against Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis and his film company on Thursday afternoon.

The suit, originally filed in April, claimed that Dupré's name and image had been exploited for profit.

"Ms. Dupré wants to eliminate all negativity from her life and focus on the positive," Dupré's attorney Richard C. Wolfe said in a statement. "She has prospects for many exciting new projects and is looking forward to starting a new chapter."

Francis could not immediately be reached for comment.

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