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Remember When Frank Ocean's Dad Sued Him Over A Tumblr Post? Well, His Dad Lost.

Calvin Cooksey sued Ocean earlier this year for claiming Cooksey used a gay slur.

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Cooksey sued Ocean for a Tumblr post from 2016, in which Ocean recalled his dad calling a transgender waitress a "faggot" as he dragged a six-year-old Ocean out of a neighborhood diner.

In the Tumblr post, Ocean aimed to bring awareness to anti-gay and anti-trans prejudices. "Many hate us and wish we didn’t exist," he went on to write. "Many don’t see anything wrong with passing down the same old values that send thousands of kids into suicidal depression each year."

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Ocean also noted in the Tumblr post that the alleged incident was the last time he saw his father.

A Los Angeles judge heard the case on Tuesday, Oct. 17, and sided with Ocean, saying Cooksey failed to prove he defamed him at all.

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Ocean's attorney told TMZ, "It was a sad case, but we are glad that it ended in Frank's favor and that it is over."

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Ocean's lawyers for a further comment.

Claudia Rosenbaum contributed reporting to this story.

Sylvia Obell is an entertainment reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Sylvia Obell at sylvia.obell@buzzfeed.com.

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