Newspaper Demands Disclaimer in Clint Eastwood’s Movie for Showing Real-Life Reporter Trading Sex For Tips

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution demanded the addition of a disclaimer in Clint Eastwood’s new movie Richard Jewell, Monday, which notes that “artistic license and dramatization” were used when portraying a reporter from the newspaper trading sex for tips.

A letter from the newspaper’s attorneys, which was sent to Eastwood and Warner Bros. on Monday, declared, “It is highly ironic that a film purporting to tell a tragic story of how the reputation of an FBI suspect was grievously tarnished appears bent on a path to severely tarnish the reputation of the AJC, a newspaper with a respected 150-year-old publishing legacy.”

“The Richard Jewell film falsely portrays the AJC and its personnel as extraordinarily reckless, using unprofessional and highly inappropriate reporting methods,
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