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Birkhead To Opri -- B**ch, Don't Spend My Money

6/19/2007 5:29 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained Larry Birkhead's new legal attack on Debra Opri. This time, he's asking for an injunction, prohibiting his fired lawyer from spending around $600,000 she's holding hostage in her client trust account.

Birkhead made the money after inking a million-dollar deal with Bravo network. Birkhead has sued Opri, alleging she put the money in her trust account without his consent, and then sent him a ginormous bill.

In an interesting turn, the lawyer for IMG, the agency that represents Opri, turned on her. Regan McGorry writes in a declaration that "Debra directed IMG, and in a telephone call directed IMG and Television Network [Bravo] to wire the initial payment of approximately $866,250 into her attorney client trust account. Debra informed me that she had full authority to have this money wired into said trust account." Wrong!

In Birkhead's declaration, he says, "I need protection to make certain that Opri does not and cannot abscond with my money."

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61.

Tangie    

There is no way in hell that baby was not born addicted. Little baby junkie.

2496 days ago
62.

Lady Aggie    


24. I see Disbarrment... I see Criminal Charges... I see a lady with no career and definitely a reputation that keeps going under? Maybe she could sign up VA :) I hear O'Gin is busy these days !

Posted at 5:01PM on Jun 19th 2007 by butterfly
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You see so much, but can you read? Like the fee agreement? Larry can't continue to go through life feigning ingnorance. He signed, he should pay. This reeks of Howard. Both money grubbing s.o.b'.s.

Pampster, you are sooooo right!

2496 days ago
63.

Pampster    

49. Pampster, the signed copy was one Opri told Larry it was just for the sake of formality in the California courts and that she was representing him for free except that she wanted 10% of media coverage he got.

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Larry admitted back in February that he already owed Opri $300,000. She's sent him bills all along. He knew he was going to have to pay.

Do YOU think she should foot the bill for his other attorneys, or should she get that money back? Do YOU think she was responsible for buying DL's nursery furniture as well as clothing for him and his sister? Have you read her motion demanding arbitration? She put out mega bucks, with his approval and with the understanding that she'd be reimbursed.

Larry sure has a habit of signing documents while believing that what he signs doesn't apply to him, doesn't he? It started with the confidentiality agreement Howard MADE him sign.

2496 days ago
64.

Greedy Lawyers Suck    

We wish you the very best Larry. Opri is mean, nasty and Greedy. Freezing money that isn't hers. Then Smearing Larry's name.

He is a single Dad with a beautiful baby, that will some day see all of this mess.

Shame on you Opri.

2496 days ago
65.

Pampster    

48. Finally, a voice of reason and intelligence!

2496 days ago
66.

Jess    

Forged ducuments by Opri.

Read the documents. Larry HIRED Opri to represent him in his media deals. It wasn't done after the fact.

2496 days ago
67.

Lucas    

Maybe Larry should spend money on herpes medication. Nice herpes sore on the bottom right side of his lip when he did the Larry King Show. Larry Birkhead is a dirty pig who does not know the truth if he bumped into it. TMZ get over this saga and move on.

2496 days ago
68.

OCD    

That woman is a menace.

She needs her bar card run through the shredder.

Hey, it's the treatment she gives her clients, right?

She's a nasty beyotch. Eh.

2496 days ago
69.

Pampster    

56: You see so much, but can you read? Like the fee agreement? Larry can't continue to go through life feigning ingnorance. He signed, he should pay. This reeks of Howard. Both money grubbing s.o.b'.s.

Pampster, you are sooooo right!
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As are you, Becky. I find it fasinating that so many people are willing to jump on the tabloid bandwagon and believe what the media feeds them while the truth is sitting right there and they refuse to even look at it.

2496 days ago
70.

Jolene    

Sherlock, are you a lawyer???? You do not know all of the facts!!! None of us do, and if you believe everything put on this site, you are very naieve!!!!

2496 days ago
71.

Brandy    

52. lary is sucking stern's di**

Dear #52 - hasn't Larry and Stern been together since day 1? lol I always thought they were an item and together played Anna Nicole AND Opri lol

Don't you think the "girls" Anna Nicole and Opri were played? lol

2496 days ago
72.

orig JMO    

Nothing wrong with making money with selling your story and pictures. The media makes millions and millions on other peoples lives. Hell yes, make the media pay, after all the media corporations are getting rich on someone else every day. Why wouldn't you take the financial offers the media offers? NONE of you would turn down money. Face it, we all need it. Also, this is legal income and Larry is paying taxes on it. May I remind you also, Larry received a 1099 on the $865,000.00 that he has to pay taxes on and does not even have the money yet.

Larry charge the media, let them pay you. And actually TMZ should be paying Larry, Howard, DL and all the other celebrities for all the stuff they post on here. TMZ is no better than The Enquirer.

2496 days ago
73.

Greedy Lawyers Suck    

Opri try apologizing with Larry before it's to late. Once in front of another judge who knows what might happened. Judges don't like you.

Mean, Mean person.

2496 days ago
74.

Sassy    

Larry is a golddiger--and the more he gets the greedier he gets and does not want to pay his bills--I can not believe he is living in Annas house--she hated Larry and even left the USA to run from him larrys comment--"show me the money-----more money----my plan worked----so tell me when is Byron moving in with you?

2496 days ago
75.

Pampster    

64...........Also, this is legal income and Larry is paying taxes on it. May I remind you also, Larry received a 1099 on the $865,000.00 that he has to pay taxes on and does not even have the money yet.
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May I remind you, Larry spent the money before he even earned it. You just don't get it.

2496 days ago
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