Joe Francis, Ashley Dupre

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It might be wishful thinking at this point, but Ashley Alexandra Dupré is going to try to turn the page.

The former call girl, who was unexpectedly outed when ex-New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer was caught partaking of her services, has dropped her $10 million lawsuit against Girls Gone Wild boss Joe Francis, citing her wish to "eliminate all negativity from her life and focus on the positive."

"She has prospects for many exciting new projects and is looking forward to starting a new chapter," attorney Richard C. Wolfe said in a statement released Thursday.

Dupré went after Francis for unjust enrichment and other offenses after he rolled out his plan to capitalize on the New Jersey native's newfound notoriety by peddling GGW footage shot in 2003 when Dupré was in Florida celebrating her 18th birthday.

While she signed a release before smiling for the camera, she was drunk when she agreed—a "routine business practice" employed by GGW, her complaint alleged.

Francis' camp couldn't immediately be reached for comment, but the unabashed entrepreneur—who originally extended Dupré a $1 million offer to join the party—was already saying last week that she had abandoned the suit and was planning to issue an apology.

Well, the 23-year-old aspiring singer didn't go that far, but perhaps she did want to steer clear of the looming deposition Francis' attorneys requested, a Q&A session that, in Francis' words, would let the world "learn the real truth about Ashley Dupré."

And now Francis can face federal tax-evasion charges safe in the knowledge that he has one less lawsuit to fight.

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