Patti Blagojevich sues radio station for making fun of husband

Patti Blagojevich is suing a radio station that poked fun at her husband.

Rod Blagojevich is serving a 14-year prison sentence for official corruption during his tenure as governor.

Back when station I-101 was news 101.1, the station ran billboards with Blagojevich’s likeness and the caption: “He never listens to FM News 101.1.”

Now, Patti Blagojevich wants $30,000 in damages.

The ads were a public relations flop, and the station dropped its news format.

5 comments

  • Michelle

    Kay you are wrong. FM News did got get permission to use her husband's name in the advertisements. That is a big no no. And to boot one of the big billboards was on Elston and Grace- very close to where she lives. I don't blame her one bit. The man behind FM news is the same man, Randy Michaels who almost drive Chicago Tribune into the ground before the board booted him out. He is a very bad man. He bought Q101, a great radio station and put FM news in its place and now that has failed too. He has left a trail of destruction and heart ache at every media outlet he touches.

  • Pete

    Her free ride will never be over as long as her Dad is paying for everything. I think Michelle might have gotten this right, she is most likely suing over likeness and the headline is a little misleading. If you want to learn more about randy michaels check out bob feder's column in time out. I doubt though patty is hurting at all, dick will pay all her bills, and his other daughter deb will be handed the alderman job before the year is out. .

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