Bradlee Dean ordered to pay Rachel Maddow legal fees he owes her by next week
A D.C. judge ordered Dean to pony up.
In the meantime, America's most notorious gay-unfriendly tracksuit-wearing preacher has found himself in hot water with the IRS thanks to his deceptive fundraising practices, and he's also found time to make fun of Maddow's looks on Facebook. But now, the joke is on Dean, as Monday a D.C. judge ordered Dean and his legally troubled representation to cough up the $25k by next week.
Yesterday the following appeared on the DC Court docket for DEAN, BRADLEE, et al. Vs. NBC UNIVERSAL (NBC), et al:Order Sua Sponte for Plaintiffs' counsel to file praecipe by 5PM on November 13, 2012, with copy to Defendants, stating whether Plaitniffs paid Defendants $24,625.23 pursuant to June 25, 2012 order entered on Docket on 11/5/12. Signed by Judge Zeldon in chambers on 11/5/12. E-filed/e-served via CFX on 11/5/12. mfd
Followed by:Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion to Recuse Signed and Submitted by Judge Zeldon on 11/05/2012 14:56. tw
...and:Order Denying Plaintiffs' Motion to Stay Execution on Order Signed and Submitted by Judge Zeldon on 11/05/2012 15:00. tw
...and:Order Directing Plaintiffs' Counsel to File, by Novemer 13, 2012, by 5:00 PM, Praecipe Stating Whether Plaintiffs have paid Defendants $24,625.23 submitted 11/05/2012 16:30. ajm. Signed by Judge Zeldon on November 5, 2012.
Here's a screenshot of the docket:
It isn't clear what consequences await Dean if he doesn't pay up by next Tuesday, but we have a suggestion for Judge Zeldon -- make him get a Maddow-style haircut from the most flamboyant stylist in Minneapolis. Now that'd be poetic justice.
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