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sl8

(14,191 posts)
Wed May 15, 2024, 06:43 AM May 15

Judge Judy Adds To National Enquirer Woes Filing Defamation Suit As Publication Reels From Trump Trial

https://abovethelaw.com/2024/05/judge-judy-adds-to-national-enquirer-woes-filing-defamation-suit-as-publication-reels-from-trump-trial/

Judge Judy Adds To National Enquirer Woes Filing Defamation Suit As Publication Reels From Trump Trial

Sometimes it's just not your week.

By JOE PATRICE
on May 14, 2024 at 3:45 PM

The Donald Trump hush money trial has taught us a lot about the National Enquirer’s casual relationship with journalistic ethics. And while its former leadership spills everything, Judge Judy has decided to piss on their leg and tell them it’s not raining with a big fanfare defamation suit against Accelerate360 Media, the parent company of both the Enquirer and InTouch.

Last month, the pair of publications wrote stories claiming that Judge Judy was trying to help the Menendez brothers get a new trial. She is… not doing that at all.

From the AP:

“When you fabricate stories about me in order to make money for yourselves with no regard for the truth or the reputation I’ve spent a lifetime cultivating, it’s going to cost you,” she said in a statement. “When you’ve done it multiple times, it’s unconscionable and will be expensive. It has to be expensive so that you will stop.”


It doesn’t hurt that David Pecker’s been on the stand explaining in detail how the Enquirer invented stories by mashing pictures together to tie Ted Cruz’s father to the Kennedy assassination. While Pecker no longer runs the dubious rag, Judge Judy seems to recognize the serendipitous timing in filing a lawsuit while the defendant’s reputation is being dragged in the most publicized trial in the world.

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Judge Judy Adds To National Enquirer Woes Filing Defamation Suit As Publication Reels From Trump Trial (Original Post) sl8 May 15 OP
Can you just hear her say that. Can you imagine? Would it be cool if they were made to write retractions? Srkdqltr May 15 #1
This one will hurt them where it matters along with their bank accounts. Ford_Prefect May 15 #2
I despise "judge" judy, but I wish her the best of luck in her suit. TurboDem May 15 #3
Wondering, if true she supports Trump? Dan May 15 #4
Absolutely not... FarPoint May 15 #5
Go Judy Faux pas May 15 #6

Srkdqltr

(6,441 posts)
1. Can you just hear her say that. Can you imagine? Would it be cool if they were made to write retractions?
Wed May 15, 2024, 07:39 AM
May 15

They would need a year of publications.

TurboDem

(218 posts)
3. I despise "judge" judy, but I wish her the best of luck in her suit.
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:28 AM
May 15

Tabloid journalism should be forced to write a disclaimer on their front page saying that what you are about to read is false.

FarPoint

(12,505 posts)
5. Absolutely not...
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:50 AM
May 15

She came out on TV for Bernie Sanders ...and Bloomberg during back in the day Primaries...

She endorsed Joe Biden..

https://www.distractify.com/p/who-does-judge-judy-support-for-president

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So, who does Judge Judy support for president?
In January of 2020, Judge Judy made it known that she supported former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for president.

But shortly after, in March 2020, he officially dropped out of the 2020 presidential race as a Democratic candidate and endorsed Joe Biden, as CNBC reports, “saying the former vice president has the best chance of defeating President Donald Trump.”

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