Jurors in the civil trial based on a lawsuit filed by former wrestler Hulk Hogan against news and gossip site Gawker began their deliberations Friday afternoon. Hulk Hogan tweeted this today:

It took the jury about 6 hours to side with Hogan and award him a $115 million settlement. CNN’s Tom Kludt tweeted the breaking news:

Apparently, Gawker will need to put up the $50 million in order to proceed to the appeals court where Nick Denton, Gawker’s founder, expects to fare better. Denton released this statement after the verdict was issued:

Update: This evening Hogan aka Terry Bollea, tweeted this in reaction to the verdict: