• You’ve Been Trumped alleges bullying by US property magnate • Fury at ‘biased and manipulative’ documentary on golf resort Donald Trump tried to force the BBC to drop the broadcast of a critically acclaimed documentary on his alleged bullying of residents near his Scottish golf resort. Lawyers for the New York property magnate contacted the BBC two days before the feature-length film You’ve Been Trumped was screened on BBC2 on Sunday night, claiming it was highly defamatory, biased and misleading, and demanding a right of reply. In a letter to the BBC from Dundas & Wilson, a prominent Scottish law firm which has acted for Trump for several years, and seen by the Guardian, the Trump organisation threatened to complain formally to Ofcom and the BBC Trust if the screening went ahead.
Donald Trump lawyers tried to stop BBC showing Scottish bullying film
Posted by getsomenews.com on Oct 22, 2012