In recent news, two prominent cable TV personalities, Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon, have both hired high-profile attorney Bryan Freedman, raising the possibility of legal battles on the horizon.
Tucker Carlson’s Departure from Fox News
Tucker Carlson, the former host of Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” was recently let go by the network, sparking speculation that his departure was linked to the recent defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems. Carlson had repeatedly spread false claims about Dominion’s voting machines, even though he privately called the claims “shockingly reckless” in text messages revealed in court documents.
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Following his departure, Carlson hired Bryan Freedman, a well-known entertainment lawyer who has represented high-profile clients such as Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity. Freedman’s involvement suggests that Carlson may be gearing up for a legal battle with Fox News over his termination.
Don Lemon’s Mysterious Firing from CNN
In a separate development, CNN morning show host Don Lemon was recently fired from the network after 17 years. The reason for his termination has not been publicly disclosed, but it comes just two months after Lemon apologized for controversial comments he made about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley.
After his firing, Lemon also retained Bryan Freedman as his attorney. Freedman’s involvement in Lemon’s case suggests that the former CNN host may be considering legal action against the network.
Bryan Freedman’s Reputation
Bryan Freedman is a well-respected entertainment lawyer who has built a reputation for representing high-profile clients in complex legal disputes. In addition to his work with Carlson and Lemon, he has also represented clients such as Megyn Kelly, Ellen DeGeneres, and Aaron Sorkin.
Freedman is known for his aggressive approach to litigation and his willingness to take on powerful opponents. He has a track record of securing large settlements for his clients and has been recognized by numerous legal publications for his work.
The hiring of Bryan Freedman by Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon suggests that both cable TV personalities may be preparing for legal battles with their former employers. While the details of these disputes are not yet clear, Freedman’s reputation as a skilled litigator suggests that they will be hard-fought and closely watched. It remains to be seen what the ultimate outcome of these cases will be, but they are sure to attract significant attention in the coming months.