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Old 10-13-04, 05:20 PM
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http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive...3mackris1.html
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Old 10-13-04, 05:23 PM
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not sure if this has anything to do with the election.
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I saw this link on Drudge, but Smoking Gun is being hit too hard, so I haven't read the complaint. It promises to be good reading, though.

(Bill O'Reilley is being sued for sexual harassment; the complaint apparently provides numerous details regarding the alleged harassment).
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Old 10-13-04, 05:27 PM
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Fox's O'Reilly Sues Over Alleged Extortion Scheme

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly sued one of his associate producers and her lawyer on Wednesday, alleging they threatened him with a high profile sexual harassment case unless he and Fox paid $60 million in "hush money."

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The conservative commentator, who is seeking unspecified damages, states his reputation has been damaged and that the scheme has caused him to suffer "great mental strain, anguish and severe emotional distress."


O'Reilly along with Fox News Network filed the suit in New York State Supreme Court in Nassau County. The network is part of the Fox Entertainment Group which is controlled by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.


Benedict Morelli, the lawyer named as a defendant in the case, did not immediately return phone calls. The associate producer, Andrea Mackris, still works at Fox but could not be reached for comment. Her voice mail recording identified her as an associate producer of "The O'Reilly Factor."


The suit states that Mackris began working as an associate producer on the program in April 2000. She left for a few months earlier this year to work for CNN but returned to Fox in July.


Although Mackris had never previously complained to anyone in authority at Fox about sexual harassment by O'Reilly, last month her lawyer began threatening to sue Fox over offensive statements made to her, the suit said.


During a meeting Morelli had with Fox and News Corp representatives, he showed them a draft of the complaint containing lengthy quotes that came from O'Reilly. The suit charged that the length of the quotes and the "specific verbiage" made it appear that Mackris had taped O'Reilly.


Morelli demanded $60 million in "hush money to keep quiet," according to the suit.


Fox and O'Reilly charged in their suit that the defendants' actions were motivated by greed and Morelli's Democratic political connections.
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http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive...mackris16.html

... and then I would take the other hand with the falafel thing
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I'm a conservative, and I've always thought O'Reilly was a buffoonish tool.
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Hoo boy, this is interesting reading. If she has recordings of O'Reilly saying this stuff...he's toast as far as his show's concerned. The memo by his lawyers makes a strong case for extortion though as well. This should be a field day for Fox's competition.
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Hoo boy, this is interesting reading. If she has recordings of O'Reilly saying this stuff...
Yeah. I read most of it earlier and he's going to look like a real freak if this gets aired as a voice recording. It even includes significant threats aimed at Al Franken on top of the sexual weirdness.
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Check out point 81...

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Yeah. I read most of it earlier and he's going to look like a real freak if this gets aired as a voice recording.
The most embarrassing part, hands down, would be how believable it is that O'Reilly apparently begins his sentences with constructions such as "So anyway..." when talking dirty. It sounds like a bad parody.
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Originally posted by Turd Ferguson
I'm a conservative, and I've always thought O'Reilly was a buffoonish tool.
I've never considered him very conservative.
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Check out point 81...

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it's mentioned a few other times also

If true, stick a fork in him...

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Not so good man not so good.
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I thought Bryant was guilty too. I'll wait to make a decision based on evidence. If true, he's done.
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I'd want to take a shower with you right away, that would be the first think I'd do, yeah....
Get a lawyer who actually reads what someone types
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Was O'Reilly having any sort of affair with this woman? If so, its meaningless. If not, this will be fantastic.
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Was O'Reilly having any sort of affair with this woman? If so, its meaningless. If not, this will be fantastic.
it sounded like he just talked about it while playing with a vibrator

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Originally posted by Birrman54
it's mentioned a few other times also

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a vibrating fork?
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a vibrating fork?
Well, I guess that's what Billy boy would prefer.

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Pics?

I can't seem to locate one of Andrea Mackris. Anybody else come up with anything?
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I've never considered him very conservative.
He may not be Rush, but he certainly isn't liberal. I think he leans slightly to the right, but borrows tactics from ultra right wing talk show hosts like Rush, Hannity and so on, so at times his bullish tactics give them impression that hes another right wing talking head. But this is just an opinion.
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He may not be Rush, but he certainly isn't liberal. I think he leans slightly to the right, but borrows tactics from ultra right wing talk show hosts like Rush, Hannity and so on, so at times his bullish tactics give them impression that hes another right wing talking head. But this is just an opinion.
No no no. O'Reilly is an Independent. Really. See?



Of course, Bill says this was an accident.
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Man...this is just delicous. Please God, let there be audio tapes!!!!!!!!
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