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Saturday, 12 August 2017 14:30

Report: Judge Won’t Let Andrea Tantaros Conceal Her Feminism Book Was Ghostwritten By Man

Written by  Fuzzy Slippers

Former Fox News Host worried making public this knowledge would “ruin her career”

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros’s attempt to keep secret the fact that her 2016 book on feminism was written by a man has failed.

  A judge ordered that the case be unsealed.  Tantaros is also suing Fox News for sexual harassment.

The Hollywood Reporter reports:

A New York federal judge has decided to lift the veil from a case captioned as [Under Seal] v. [Under Seal]. It turns out that Michael Krechmer is suing former Fox News personality Andrea Tantaros for allegedly breaching an agreement pertaining to his ghostwriting services on her book Tied Up in Knots.

. . . . Krechmer filed his lawsuit in in October 2016 . . . .

According to an opinion and order from U.S. District Court Judge Katherine Forrest on Thursday, Krechmer and Tantaros entered into a collaboration agreement in May 2015. The deal included a confidentiality provision. Krechmer alleges that a couple months later, the two agreed to terminate the agreement in favor of a new “Ghostwriting Agreement,” where he’d be paid a flat fee of $150,000.

But the latter was an oral deal. Tantaros allegedly did not want to negotiate a deal with Krechmer’s agent because she “feared” it would “cause her editor to discover that she was not writing the book herself” and the book’s publisher, Harper Collins, “would cancel the book if they discovered that there were any negative issues in the writing process, particularly since she was already running more than two years behind schedule.

Read more at LegalInsurrection

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