"American Idol" contestant sues MTV for $40 million
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A singer who competed on the second season of "American Idol," filed a libel lawsuit on Thursday against MTV Networks for more than $40 million, claiming he was unfairly ridiculed by one of its news reporters. The lawsuit claims that after Corey Clark was disqualified from "American Idol," having reached its "Top 10" finalists, MTV News correspondent Jim Cantiello falsely attacked Clark as a liar and called for a boycott of his music. ...
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