Don Imus reaches settlement with CBS, sued by Rutgers member
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
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CBS spokesman Dana McClintock said Imus and CBS Radio reached a settlement to pre-empt Imus' threatened120 million breach-of-contract lawsuit.
, Imus' lawyer, and CBS Radio issued a joint statement, saying "[Imus and CBS Radio] have mutually agreed to settle claims that each had against the other regarding the Imus radio program on CBS," but did not release any specific details about the settlement.
CBS and MSNBC argued Imus' remark was racist and sexist. Meanwhile, Imus' attorney cited a clause in his contract that said CBS acknowledged that Imus' services were "unique, extraordinary, irreverent, intellectual, topical, controversial."
On the same day, Imus was sued by Kia Vaughn, a Rutgers team member. That suit also named NBC and CBS as defendants. The suit alleges
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