Laura Schlessinger is a seasoned radio host with over 30 years experience. Her popularity is undeniable; however, she announced yesterday that she will be quitting her talk show, in part due to criticism from a racially charged conversation she had with a caller. One of her listeners called in to discuss relationship problems, and Schlessinger went off on a tangent about how the "n word" is repeatedly used by African Americans as a term of endearment. I don't get it. If anybody without enough melanin says it, it's a horrible thing. But when black people say it, it's affectionate.
Dr. Laura Blocks Nude Pics
Web Site Told to Remove Nude Photos of Radio's 'Dr. Laura' - Los Angeles Times
As copyright battles go, this one just does not seem to have an end in sight. Just a few weeks after a Federal judge ruled that the Internet Entertainment Group could display 12 nude photos of Laura Schlessinger, the radio talk show celebrity whose program offers advice to both the lovesick and the just plain sick, on its Web site, the company finds itself caught up in a nasty fight to prevent other Web sites from doing the same thing. The company, based in Seattle, has sent a cease-and-desist warning to more than 50 Web site owners to get them to stop publishing the photos, which the company bought from Bill Ballance, who was Dr. Schlessinger's lover 20 years ago.
Sneering At Dr. Laura In the Raw
The radio moralist went to court Friday to get an emergency injunction against the adult Website that had posted a "dirty dozen" photos of her twentysomething self frolicking in the buff. She also filed a lawsuit against the site. ET, and were taken down about 10 hours later by court order. Strategically blacked-out versions of the snapsnots are still online. The company says it will fight the ruling.
At every turn every event from this woman's life is made to look like the words of a macheovelian witch. Token comments from her "defenders" only give the impression of beleagered woman under attack from all right-thinking people. This is a very nice article and could be sold to "Hello! Magazine", but it is an editorial - and a negative one at that.