Univision Moves To Chuck Trump's $500M Miss Universe Suit

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Law360, New York (December 7, 2015, 10:45 PM ET) — Univision asked a New York federal court on Friday to dismiss a $500 million suit from Donald Trump over the network’s decision to cut ties with Miss Universe, arguing that the GOP presidential candidate’s rhetoric made his affiliated pageants “toxic” to Univision viewers.

Univision Networks & Studios Inc. and its president of programming, Alberto Ciurana, asked the court to chuck Trump’s suit, which he filed after Univision decided to end its business relationship with Miss Universe over the Republican candidate’s comments on Mexican immigrants.

The company,…

Source: Law360