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Lawyer's 'doing' Paula Deen tweet raises ire, no sanction
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 07/14/2013 @ 12:47 am In Diversions | No Comments
(DailyReportOnline) It was long after midnight at a Savannah hotel in February when a lawyer suing Paula Deen found he couldn’t sleep and turned to Twitter to chat about the celebrity chef.
Asked by one of his more than 200 followers how he was doing, Atlanta attorney Matthew Billips replied: “I’ve been doing Paula Deen, but in a strongly metaphorical sense.”
As the tweeter egged him on, Billips said he was representing Lisa Jackson, one of Deen’s former employees who last year sued Deen and her brother Bubba Hiers, over allegations of sexual harassment, sex and race discrimination.
After assuring the tweeter, “The lawsuit is real. It is the doing Paula which is metaphorical,” Billips added, “I plan on undressing her. Metaphorically.”
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