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Actress gets her revenge

Actress Peranee “Matt” Kongthai is suing 100 “keyboard warriors” for 1 million baht apiece for criticising her relationship with businessman Songkran Techanarong, saying she has had enough of the abuse.

Peranee ‘Matt’ Kongthai and the first defendant.

Matt, who appeared for a hearing at the Criminal Court in Ratcha- daphisek last week, accompanied by her mother and the first defendant, said she wanted to set a standard for civilised discourse on the internet.

The damages sought, she said, take into account her reputation, education, and lost work opportunities over the past two years since she and Songkran went public about their relationship.

Songkran, heir to the family-owned Bonanza resort in Khao Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima, owned by his father Paiwong Techanarong, also turned up to cheer her on.

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