“The lawsuit put me through so much pain and frustration," the New York Post quoted him as saying. “I'm losing everything," he stated. Noa hoped that, by declaring bankruptcy, he could sell the tapes, along with his car and personal belongings, at a public auction, but Lopez's lawyer, John Lavely, said the tapes can't be sold. “Both the preliminary injunction and the permanent injunction are still in full force and effect. Offering for sale or selling the videotape would constitute a willful violation," he said.
In 2007, Noa was ordered to pay Lopez 545,000 dollars when he tried to publish a tell-all book, claiming it violated a confidentiality agreement the couple had previously reached. Noa said the litigation with Lopez has crippled his modelling and acting career.
“I can't go to work because anytime I go to a casting, people are afraid to hire me because of the judgment on my head. [They are] skeptical [because] of what I'm going through," he added.