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Atlanta newspaper sues Clint Eastwood over film's portrayal of reporter

Posted On: 10 Dec 2019   |   Posted By: The Guardian

Atlanta-Journal Constitution hires powerful media lawyer in defamation case after film, Richard Jewell, shows reporter sleeping with FBI agent Atlanta's leading newspaper has hired a powerful media lawyer, known for scaring off journalists for celebrity clients, to take on Clint Eastwood's latest film, Richard Jewell, in an argument about the on-screen portrayal of one its legendary reporters. The paper says the depiction in the movie of now-deceased reporter Kathy Scruggs, played by Olivia Wilde, is “offensive” and “highly defamatory”. It wants Hollywood executives to add a disclaimer in the film about the part.

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