Not so fast!
NBC Universal isn’t going down without a fight!
The parent company of our beloved Bravo is pushing for the $30 million defamation lawsuit against them, Melissa Gorga, and Andy Cohen to be moved to arbitration, where they claim it truly belongs.
As previously reported, Melissa Gorga’s former business partner Jackie Beard Robinson is suing NBC, Andy, and Melissa for defamation and intentional emotional distress after she claims they made her look like a criminal on the Real Housewives of New Jersey and Watch What Happens Live.
The Blast now reports that when Jackie agreed to appear on RHONJ, she signed two separate contracts, which require claims like Jackie’s lawsuit to go to arbitration.
So, what is arbitration?
According to Google, “Arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution, is a way to resolve disputes outside the courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, which renders the ‘arbitral award.'”
Basically, it will probably save NBC a whole lot of money!
NBC is asking for Jackie’s lawsuit to be dismissed and moved into arbitration. If that doesn’t happen, NBC would like to see the case moved from Flordia to New York or entirely dismissed.
Stay tuned for more on this story as it unfolds.
I hope this case gets dismissed and Jackie doesn’t get a penny. Jackie knew what she was getting into and knew what she was doing by getting into bed with Kim D after leaving Melissa high and dry. Jackie is looking for a payday, and this was probably part of her plan from day one.
Do you think Jackie’s lawsuit will get dismissed and moved into arbitration? Is Jackie’s suit bogus? Do you think Jackie is just looking for a payday?
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