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Opri to Birkhead -- I'll Hit Play, You Pay

4/2/2007 1:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Debra Opri was rollin' on dubs, and now she expects Larry Birkhead to pay.

TMZ broke the story over the weekend that Opri sent Birkhead a legal bill totaling more than $620,000 for charges that include fees for Opri's personal publicist, time spent at Anna's funeral and wildly expensive dinners.

But wait, there's more. TMZ has learned there are a number of charges in the bill for dubbing copies of Opri's TV appearances. For example, on October 4, 2006, Opri billed Birkhead $435 for getting dubs of seven appearances on Los Angeles television, including the 11 PM newscast on KCBS.

Were these dubs necessary for the case, or were they part of Opri's resume reel? You be the judge.

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31.

LIN WOOD LOOKS LIKE A WOMAN ABUSER HIMSELF!    

DEBORA OPRI JOB PERFORMANCE WAS A SORRY ONE, IF SHE GOT FIRED IS BECAUSE SHE DID A LOUSY JOB.

It clear This bitch was in for the money and not to save DANIELLYN- SHE OFFERED TO WORK PROVONO AND NOW WANTS LARRY TO PAY EVEN FOR HER STINKY PANTY SHIELDS!! SHE IS VERY ARROGANT AND UNEFFECTIVE.

The world should MARK THIS SORRY LAWYER, is all mouth no action!.

DEBORA OPRI SHOULD BE PAYING LARRY FOR ALL THE FREE EXPOSURE SHE GOT.
OPRI BROKE THE 'LAWYER'S CLIENT PRIVILEGE' Larry sue this sorry bitch for $10 million dollar, she can pay it, rips clients off enough to be a rich this bitch!

2711 days ago
32.

csmarty13    

everyone wants a piece of money here. why would she charge such expensive dinners? she should be responsible for her own eating bills. she just wanted to get her name out on all those tv shows and wants to be famous on birkheads dime. Save your money larry support your daughter.!

2711 days ago
33.

ROBIN    

Good for her!

Are you people so ignorant to the fact that most any lawyer would do the exact same thing..man or woman.

Just because she is woman doesn't mean that she can't be just as ruthless.

2711 days ago
34.

Vickie    

Hey Opri,I got something for you ..my foot up your ass.
This is called taking advantage.
Now make a copy of that !!!

2711 days ago
35.

pj    

Shes' billing royalties???

2711 days ago
36.

Sheriann    

The wonder Larry dropped Ms. Opri; what a rip-off; in the worse of times, thats when they hit hard for money!

2711 days ago
37.

Linda    

Harvey, I hope you wil get to the bottom of what their agreement was pertaining to the fees......

According to Geraldo, OPRI originally approached Larry and offered to work PRO BONO.

WHAT IS THE STORY?

Is Geraldo right to call Opri a MEDIA WHORE????

2711 days ago
38.

IMJUSTSAYIN27    

USED to admire Opri, but no longer. She actually makes Howard K. Stern, and even "Texas" look good. Billing for attending the funeral? Opri, you should be ashamed!

2711 days ago
39.

babyluv    

now that we know all this.....ah ha! she planned it all along..to file locally when others said
she should have filed in the Bahamas...

Maybe this was one of her tactics to prolooooooong the process! ie: MORE MOOLAH!!!!!!

2711 days ago
40.

Stacey    

Geez...i liked her at first but this is crazy! I think she should stick to the term "Legal Bills" i dont know how legal it is to charge for copies of her talking to media.....ethics...I am very disappointed...kinda sticks what people think of lawyers.

2711 days ago
41.

Bring it on!    

Opri, I really liked you at first, but now you appear to be just as bad as Stern. You and your frivolous fees and Stern with his "frivolous" requests. You appear to be cut from the same mold of greedy lawyers.

2711 days ago
42.

Debra    

Larry will pay...Debra doesn't have to worry about that. He is a good-old Louisville boy. She must be mad about being fired...why is she being so public about her billing? What did she charge Michael Jackson's parents for taking up for their pediphile son?

2711 days ago
43.

Right Again    



WHOOOOOO BOOOOOOY!!!

I know there are thousands of decent lawyers out there...but the one's who make "big" names for themselves seem to have crawled out from under the same rock.

Opri chooses to go from HERO to ASS!

Debra, the public won't forget you...you were fired for a reason...what was it?

What were you asking Larry Birkhead to do that he felt so compelled to fire you...I think the public would like to know?

Why are you so intent on hurting him?

Are you so poor that you have to bill him now, that you could not wait until after the DNA, custody issue is settled?

You know millions of people thought you were great...but, you have no ethics or morals...oh, yea...you're a lawyer!

What an embarrassment you are as a representive of the whole lawyer profession.

PRO-BONO...PRO-BONO...

What did you do that forced Larry Birkhead to fire you...please tell the world so we can understand your hatred?

2711 days ago
44.

sgates    

Good, thats what he gets!!! he has no $ to pay her. not at all, and when he started this litigation about parternity and ANS was alive, he taunted her in a email, about he was going to have her "expected" outcome of millions to pay for his legal work...jerk...the big joke will be when the estate of Marhsall rules once and for all that ANS gets nuthing (and she's gotten nuthing in the 12 years of litigation) and then see what little Larry will do...PS: doesn't he look little to you, like too little to handle a "vigorous" woman like ANS!!!!

2711 days ago
45.

Howie..drug/pusher    

DEBORA OPRI SHOULD BE PAYING LARRY FOR ALL THE FREE EXPOSURE SHE GOT.
OPRI BROKE THE 'LAWYER'S CLIENT PRIVILEGE' Larry sue this sorry bitch for $10 million dollar, she can pay it, rips clients off enough to be a rich this bitch!

2711 days ago
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