Which celebrity was sued by Texas cattlemen for bad-mouthing beef?

Question: Which celebrity was sued by Texas cattlemen for bad-mouthing beef?




Ans:

Oprah Winfrey




Answer: In a case that became a national news story, a group of Texas cattlemen sued Oprah Winfrey in 1998, alleging that she had illegally disparaged beef during an episode of her talk show. In their lawsuit, the cattlemen claimed that Winfrey exaggerated the risk that beef consumers would contract mad cow disease. Jurors rejected the multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit, ruling that Oprah did not maliciously harm the U.S. beef industry. Winfrey no longer speaks publicly on the issue, going so far as to decline to make videotapes of the original interview available to enquiring journalists.




Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Wikipedia
Born: January 29, 1954 (age 64 years), Kosciusko, MS




Net worth: 3 billion USD (2018) Forbes
Partner: Stedman Graham (1986–)
Children: Canaan (born c. 1968, died c. 1968)
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