This is really too funny! From Mediabistro.com
Prisoner Sues WJBK for Belittling His Desire for Porn
By Andrew Gauthier on December 5, 2011 4:07 PM
A Detroit prisoner who says he suffers from “chronic masturbation syndrome” is suing WJBK for running a story earlier this year about his quest to get access to pornography while behind bars, according to the Detroit Free Press.
In July, 22-year-old Kyle Richards, who is currently serving time for bank robbery, filed a lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Corrections as well as Gov. Rick Snyder requesting that jails allow prisoners access to personal TVs and porn. At the time, WJBK apparently aired a story about Richards’ unusual lawsuit–which was eventually dismissed–and now he is suing the Fox O&O for slander (alas, TVSpy has been unable to find video of the story).
Richards is seeking $20 million and an apology from the station.
“The coverage I received was so outrageous, degrading and slanderous that I was humiliated and morbidly offended by the entire story,” he wrote in his lawsuit, according to the Free Press.
While he’s asking for $20 million in damages, Richards notes in his lawsuit that he would accept a smaller settlement from the station.
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Tagged detroit, free press, frivolous lawsuit, funny, kyle richards, lawsuit, mastrubation, mediabistro, porn, prisoner, sue, wjbk
I ran across this little news tidbit earlier today. It seems a state prisoner in Virginia has filed a lawsuit to force the state to pay for a sex change operation. This comes after he/she tried to perform the surgery him/herself with a pair of scissors.
I guess he/she must be motivated. According to the article…
“By 17, she was robbing banks with the hopes of getting enough money to have a sex change operation. By 18, she was in prison, sentenced to more than 70 years for robbery, drugs, weapons and other charges.”
Seems to me that if he/she had gone out and gotten a job rather than robbing banks and getting thrown into prison, he/she could have paid for the operation him/herself.
Bad choices. Too bad.
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Tagged bank robbery, drugs, inmate, lawsuit, operation, prisoner, robbery, scissors, sex change, sue, surgery, virginia, weapons