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Oprah Winfrey sued for USD 1 trillion

9 August 2009 1,297 supporters No Comment

oprahTalk show queen Oprah Winfrey is being sued for a whopping USD 1 trillion by author Damon Lloyd Goffe for plagiarism, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has claimed on his website. Goffe is suing Winfrey and her production company, Harpo, for allegedly stealing material from his work, ”A Tome of Poetry” and publishing it under her name with the title ”Pieces of My Soul”, according to Hilton.

In the legal documents filed in court, Goffe claims that the talk show host admitted to the thievery last year. The New York based author has claimed that since Oprah sold over 650 million editions of the work online for USD 20 a copy, he is entitled to 1.2 trillion dollars.

The intellectual property case was filed on July 31 with the US District Court in Washington D.C..

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