Jian Ghomeshi planning to sue CBC after broadcaster terminated him, law firm says

Oh the tangled path …

National Post | Arts

Former CBC radio star Jian Ghomeshi took to Facebook Sunday, publishing an extraordinary account of what he says led to his termination from the public broadcaster.

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I’ve been fired from the CBC because of the risk of my private sex life being made public as a result of a campaign of false allegations pursued by a jilted ex girlfriend and a freelance writer.

As friends and family of mine, you are owed the truth.

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The CBC announced Sunday it was severing ties with Jian Ghomeshi, citing “information” it had recently learned about the popular radio host.

But Mr. Ghomeshi’s camp was quick to retaliate, instructing a law firm to to sue the broadcaster for millions of dollars, representatives said.

“I was given the choice to walk away quietly and to publicly suggest that this was my decision,” Ghomeshi said in…

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