WNED Suing Popular Actor and Childrens Book Report Show Host LeVar Burton

ReadingRainbow052814 WNED Suing Popular Actor and Childrens Book Report Show Host LeVar Burton

Eight years after LeVar Burton tweeted his intention to revive Reading Rainbow, he’s now being personally sued for essentially hijacking the long-running PBS show that encourages people to read. On Friday, WNED (a public broadcaster in Buffalo, N.Y.) filed a wide-ranging lawsuit that demands among other things that Burton’s company hand over administrative access to various websites and social media accounts. The lawsuit also seeks to enjoin Burton from using the Reading Rainbow catchphrase, “But you don’t have to take my word for it,” on his podcast, LeVar Burton Reads. —Hollywood Reporter

Proof that business politics will always get in the way of a good time. Much more information at the link above, please read it and let us know how you feel in the comments below!

from www.startrekbookclub.com/4443/wned-suing-popular-actor-and-childrens-book-report-show-host-levar-burton/

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