Dr. Phil Sues Gawker Media Over Manti Te’o Hoax

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(KTVI) – The people behind the Dr. Phil Show are upset at the viral blogging network, Gawker Media. According the The Hollywood Reporter Peteski Productions have filed suit for posting the juiciest bits of the interview before the show aired across the country.

The first part of the episode ended in a cliffhanger. The suit alleges that the Gawker media site Deadspin took copyrighted material from part two and made it available online before the episode aired in all timezones.

Deadspin actually broke the Te’o story in January. See the story here.

Read the full lawsuit here.

Read more on the Hollywood Reporter.