According to Newsweek,
He alleges his date began texting 15 minutes into the movie. “This is like one of my biggest pet peeves,” he said.
In the court filing obtained by the Statesman, Vezmar claimed the woman “activated her phone at least 10-20 times in 15 minutes to read and send text messages.”
He said he asked the woman to stop and suggested she leave the auditorium to continue texting. The woman, he claims, then left the theater and did not return.
In the lawsuit, Vezmar said the woman was in “direct violation” of the theater’s policy against the use of mobile devices.
“While damages sought are modest, the principle is important as defendant’s behavior is a threat to civilized society,” the filing said.