Ellen DeGeneres Is Being Sued By Woman For Making Fun Of Her Name — And You Just May Find Yourself On The Plaintiff's Side…
Oh man.. not even Ellen DeGeneres is safe!!
The talk show host and comedienne is being sued by a Georgia woman for defamation after a gag on her daytime TV staple apparently led to significant loss of privacy for the alleged victim!
Titi Pierce, a real estate agent and electronics engineer in Warner Robins, GA, filed a lawsuit against the funnywoman contending that a February 22 episode of The Ellen Show went too far in making fun of her name — and failing to blur out her cell phone number.
Pierce, whose name is pronounce 'Tee Tee,' was jokingly called 'Titty' by the talk show host on air, and after Ellen's producers failed to blur her cell phone number when her picture was shown on the episode, the Georgia woman alleges than hundreds of people called her during the funeral of a family member.
Now, she's suing Ellen for defamation, false light invasion of privacy, misappropriation of likeness, and intentional infliction of emotional distress — all while claiming