Culture: Bill Nye Suing Disney

Reports are in that Bill Nye is suing Disney over the show Bill Nye the Science Guy. Reports vary on the price, TMZ says 9 million and Deadline reports “more than $37 million.”

Docs show:

“Plaintiff is informed and believes and thereon alleges that as a direct and proximate result of the Defendants’ breach of fiduciary duty, Plaintiff has suffered damages in the amount of not less than Nine Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Five Hundred Sixty dollars (USD$9,350,565.00), the final amount to be proven at trial,” says the complaint, dropping some big bucks demands (read it here).

 

“Plaintiff is further informed and believes and thereon alleges that the Defendants, by breaching their fiduciary duties, enriched themselves, at the expense of the Plaintiff and the BNSG Owners, obtaining ill-gotten profits of not less than Twenty Eight Million Fifty One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety Five dollars (USD$28,051,695.00),” Nye does some math at Disney’s expense that alleges to be at his expense.

According to the 28-page suit Bill Nye received a check in April 2008 for $585,000 then a few months later he received a second letter saying instead owed Buena Vista Television back $496,111.

It will be interesting to follow this law suit and see what happens.

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