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Keith Olbermann Sues Current TV
TMZ ^ | 4/5/2012 | TMZ STAFF

Posted on 04/05/2012 2:32:03 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

Keith Olbermann has just sued Current TV for firing him ... TMZ has learned.

Keith filed the lawsuit moments ago in L.A. County Superior Court -- claiming he was wrongfully terminated from the network last Friday.

Olbermann is reportedly suing for breach of contract, sabotage and disparagement.

Sources tell TMZ, the lawsuit contains a reference to an email from Current TV President David Bohrman, in which Bohrman admits "the 33rd street studio [where Keith's show was filmed] is never going to be a professional facility. We are paying for a Porsche [the studio] and getting a Yugo [a notoriously crappy car]."

After he was fired, Olbermann complained about how Current TV was being managed while he worked for the network -- telling David Letterman, Current was a "ragtag operation" that couldn't afford him.

Al Gore -- the network's co-founder -- released a vague statement after firing Olbermann, claiming they let Keith go because he was disrespectful and disloyal to viewers.


TOPICS: Humor; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: algore; creepversuscreep; currenttv; keitholbermann
Awriiiight!

Will al Gore countersue on the grounds that Keef's bulb is way too dim for a $10 million chandelier?

1 posted on 04/05/2012 2:32:06 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Odormann is a big cry baby.


2 posted on 04/05/2012 2:34:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: Hunton Peck

imagine that another liberal victim...


3 posted on 04/05/2012 2:35:45 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Hunton Peck
Excellent!
The vermin are eating each other.
4 posted on 04/05/2012 2:38:00 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Hunton Peck
We are paying for a Porsche [the studio] and getting a Yugo

More like a Volt.

5 posted on 04/05/2012 2:40:52 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: rolling_stone

Break out the popcorn!


6 posted on 04/05/2012 2:41:27 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Hunton Peck

Could not happen to two better liberal democrats - going after each other with lawsuits. Attorneys love this. If Olberman was a female, Gloria Allard would be in the picture.


7 posted on 04/05/2012 2:43:13 PM PDT by YukonGreen
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To: FlingWingFlyer

[ Odormann is a big cry baby. ]

Yeah, he thinks he is so damned special he needs to be driven everywhere by servile servants who may not talk to his lordship...

His excuse:
In August 1980, he also suffered a head injury while “leaping” onto a New York City Subway train. This head injury permanently upset his equilibrium, resulting in his avoidance of driving.

I call bullshit on this, If he can walk across a stage his equilibrium can’t be THAT bad. I grew up with someone who needed a walking stick to even walk because his sense of balance was seriously impaired, didn’t stop him from driving a tractor, combine, grain truck, or driving a car.

Olberman is a pansy ass elitist who was probably raised as an “Indigo Child”.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigo_children

Warning Language: http://www.cracked.com/article_19721_the-5-creepiest-progressive-parenting-fads.html


8 posted on 04/05/2012 2:47:17 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Hunton Peck
Keep fighting until the lawyers have drained both of your bank accounts dry.
9 posted on 04/05/2012 2:48:29 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Hunton Peck

[ Awriiiight!

Will al Gore countersue on the grounds that Keef’s bulb is way too dim for a $10 million chandelier? ]

Al Gore will sue because Keith wasn’t using the right type of mercury filled CFL light bulbs and didn’t buy the carbon credits for them...


10 posted on 04/05/2012 2:49:19 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Hunton Peck

BWAHAHAHAHA!!!

Nothing sweeter than libtards slap fighting each other. I think the best part is that so many of the hard core libtards are abandoning Olbermann. He deserves it of course, but it shows once again that they are hyenas happy to eat one of their own if it gets injured.

Libtards are typically angry, athiest, lazy, and deviant so they will always be unfulfilled and damaged as a result.


11 posted on 04/05/2012 2:51:48 PM PDT by Dragonspirit (Always remember President Token won only by defecting on his CFR pledge.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Exactly.

This is all about “show.”

There hasn’t been nearly enough time to investigate well and draft a good summons and complaint. This is all about get to court first and grab the headlines, and “Plaintiff Drives The Case and Timeline!”

Stock up on the Jiffy Pop!


12 posted on 04/05/2012 2:55:29 PM PDT by MindBender26 (New Army SF and Ranger Slogan: Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord.... but He subcontracts!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Good Grief. A Crat Fight. They could put anything on current TV. The best they will ever get is current results. Al Gore YOU SUCK and so does any idiot that works for you. Olbermann you just got gored in the a**.


13 posted on 04/05/2012 2:56:43 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Hunton Peck

I hope they battle it out for years and that it costs both sides a lot of money.


14 posted on 04/05/2012 2:59:44 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Who are you and what am I doing here?)
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To: eyedigress
Good Grief. A Crat Fight.

Rat fight!

15 posted on 04/05/2012 3:00:25 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Hunton Peck
"Keith Olbermann Sues Current TV"

When I was in school we would call such a "Geek Fight"...

No one would really care who won we just hoped it would last a long time and be entertaining.

16 posted on 04/05/2012 3:02:32 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Hunton Peck

Big mistake on DOH!berman’s part. California’s labor laws are really really generous, except on two things - Tardys and not showing up. Do either, your case is pretty much trashed, unless you have hospital records or something else to demonstrate you had a very compelling reason not to be at work and you notified your employer as soon as possible.

Best part about this is that he’s going to sink hundreds of thousands of dollars, both his and Current TV’s, into the sinkhole of lawyers.


17 posted on 04/05/2012 3:10:29 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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18 posted on 04/05/2012 3:14:15 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Hunton Peck


19 posted on 04/05/2012 3:53:56 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Hunton Peck

“I SCREWED UP”. That’s what he said yesterday. Today he sues?


20 posted on 04/05/2012 4:00:20 PM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: Hunton Peck
Of course he is. Olberman is a upercrust bitch who wants his A$$ kissed on every level.
21 posted on 04/05/2012 7:16:35 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Sorry,no tag line today.)
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