Keith Olbermann's legal tangle with Current TV
PR consultant Fraser Seitel weighs in
- Duration 3:54
- Date Apr 6, 2012
PR consultant Fraser Seitel weighs in
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Well the last place to house the ten million dollar chandelier known as Keith Olbermann has reportedly filed a countersuit against his former host.
Yesterday Keith Allred filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Al Gore's current TV.
Days after it fired him and replaced him with a former New York governor -- CNN guy Eliot Spitzer.
You'll call Olbermann went on David Letterman show to explain the fall out by comparing himself too expensive chandelier.
That couldn't find a house.
According to court documents Keith -- is suing current TV for more than fifty million dollars the total -- of his contract within fifty million over five years.
He also accused the network of having a variety of production problems and now TMZ and all its greatness.
Reports current TV has fired back -- its own lawsuit.
Claiming Keith -- missed nineteen of 41 days of work in January and February in his attempt to sabotage the network.
Yesterday the media website try to think what would happen if this.
-- didn't show up for nineteen days the network -- seven does -- to 4000 pieces.
Anyway yesterday the media website media I dot com reported him.
That it obtained internal emails that indicate Keith Olbermann once threw a glass mug that shattered all over the set during this time the current.
This is just the latest of many battles Keith -- has had with his -- -- ESPN and a cloud of controversy in 97.
What is the -- that -- -- on the street.
Good -- that the young -- I guess.
Fox Sports Net which is owned by the parent -- this what network.
-- him back in 01.
And -- MSNBC.
Ended its contract with Keith -- last year with us now the public relations consultant Fraser's side -- He's president of communications firm emerald partners not laughing at you I'm just thinking about public relations.
You know if I was a cynic -- say that Al Gore and Keith Olbermann deserve each at all but I'm fair and balanced aren't cheap and it's actually -- This guy is a train wreck.
And -- -- talented but talks he's very talented but he's toxic.
And it's just a matter time before every billionaire network -- gonna say do we really need to pay ten million dollars for somebody who doesn't come to work.
For somebody who bad -- -- Who we're gonna assume -- -- -- fire.
Who's going to sue us what Keith Olbermann doesn't understand is he's a hired hand like the rest of us you are subservient to your boss.
And you can be fired.
And that's what that's what he doesn't seem to recognize Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony.
Can fire the coach but they can't fire the owner know and neither can Keith -- well and he will learn that sampling what one of the things they've first taught us in -- -- school was you will be fired.
It's one of the things that happens in this industry site so I do it from man.
But a -- he's been fired over and over apparently still hasn't learned it well you're a Smart man not really -- real hard man.
No one is irreplaceable.
Especially in television note found that out and Bill O'Reilly Charlie Sheen November Charlie Sheen is back with a vengeance -- many Eagles song a new kid in town a great line in new kid in town.
They'll never forget you kill somebody new comes along and there's always somebody new.
And Keith Olbermann is unfortunately sadly I suspect.
Gonna find that out I think we're -- Jonathan Hunt he never pays any attention is always on his Blackberry very important people but some Sunni men in the event cheese eating surrender monkeys all right.
You know what is what and how do you feel about which one for crimes.
I feel this the way that this guy.
Got the web -- -- what the web site.
Nine dollars and 99 cents he's making a killing -- found out about it.
From ship watching Shepard Smith on studio B so my question for the lawyers is why aren't you getting royalties.
It was hey no I couldn't -- on not beginning middle and and everything else is this place a big enough and nobody.
And I like -- they'll never forget you until somebody else comes around good.