Before the ink was even dry on his settlement agreement, Don Imus may have to cough up some of the $20,000,000 CBS will pay him to settle his terminated contract. While it is not clear where the disgraced radio jock will show up next on the radio, we do know he has a date in court. Kia Vaughn, the six foot four center of the Rutgers basketball team referred to as “nappy headed ho’s” on Imus’s CBS morning radio show, has filed a a libel, slander, and defamation suit against Imus, CBS Radio, CBS Corp., Viacom Inc., Westwood One Radio, MSNBC, NBC Universal, and Imus producer Bernard McGuirk.
The easiest claim to prevail may well be the slander claim given it is a “slander per se” case which does not require proof of damages since the uttered words themselves were derogatory.
We heard from the next door neighbor of our cousin’s friend’s best friend that a woman who was a passenger in Lindsay Lohan’s former assistant’s mother’s car the night it was chased by the crazed actress last month, has filed suit for intentional infliction of emotional distress on account of “[being put through] one of the most frightening experiences of [her] life.”« go back