Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan

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Perez Hilton doesn't want Samantha Ronson to get another spin in court.

The DJ to the stars and Lindsay Lohan sidekick is seeking to reinstate her defamation lawsuit against celebrity gossip guru that was dismissed last December on free-speech grounds.

But Hilton isn't so keen on a rerun of the case, in which Ronson claims he trashed her reputation by accusing her of leaving cocaine in Lohan's car following an accident last May.

"Ronson had her day in court—in fact, she had many days in court," Hilton says in court papers filed earlier this week.

Ronson got working to resurrect the complaint accusing Hilton (real name Mario Lavendeira) and codefendant Jill Ishkanian of Sunset Photo and News Agency last month, when her new lawyer, David M. Bass, filed documents April 9 arguing she should get a do-over because she had a falling-out with original attorney Martin Garbus.

Garbus dropped Ronson as a client in a dispute over his fee and never deposed Hilton or fought the defendants' motion to dismiss. He sued her in December seeking payment of a $165,000 tab. Ronson countersued Garbus yesterday, claiming he had agreed to charge no more than $75,000.

Hilton, meanwhile, says the 30-year-old DJ was the reason the original suit was scuttled and she shouldn't get a second chance.

"Ronson frustrated Garbus'...ability to continue to represent her...by failing to return phone calls, failing to attend meetings and returning documents and papers to them unopened," he says in court papers.

Neither Bass nor Hilton's attorney, Bryan Freedman, were available to comment today on the latest legal wrangling.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle, who dismissed the original complaint back in November and ordered Ronson to pay Hilton $85,000 in defendant attorney's fees, will field her request to resurrect the suit May 13.

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