Elizabeth Hasselbeck sued for copyright infringement on new book

June 23, 2009

(ChattahBox) — When Elizabeth Hasselbeck, co-star of ‘The View’ published a book last month, one of her readers believes had seen it before.  Elizabeth first encountered the illness – in which your intestines attack you if you dare to eat gluten – while taping ‘Survivor: Australia’ in 2001. The trouble was traced to this unknown disease, and she published her ‘G-Free Diet’ guide on surviving the fall-out and still eating well to widespread acclaim…Except from Ms. Hassett, who filed her lawsuit in Boston today.

Susan Hassett, a self-published author, claims she sent the 32-year old ABC star a copy of her own book on Celiac disease in 2008, and that most of her work got strangely ‘recycled’ in Liz’s own guide which was published last month.  Hasselbeck’s book has the catchier title The G-Free Diet: A Gluten Free Survival Guide, but what lies within bears a wealth of similarity to Living with Celiac Disease, Hassett and her attorneys claim.  TMZ snoops hunted down the  legal documents, which detail many suspicious ‘coincidences’ between the two books.  You can take a look at the document here.

Both Elizabeth’s people and ABC staff are making no comment.

Source: Herald


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