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News Vixen Alycia Lane Axed by Philly Station

1/7/2008 7:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Alycia LaneAlycia Lane -- yeah, Miss Crazazy Philly News Anchor -- has broken one too many news stories -- with her in 'em!

The news mess, who was arrested in New York in December after allegedly slapping a female cop and calling her a "f***ing d*ke" in a traffic spat, got the chop from CBS 3 this afternoon, reports the station. In a statement, CBS 3 President and GM Michael Colleran said, "We have concluded that it would be impossible for Alycia to continue to report the news as she, herself, has become the focus of so many news stories."

Lane gained notoriety last year for sending snaps of herself to NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen -- except his wife found them in e-mail and wrote her a scathing response.

UPDATE: Attorney Paul Rosen issued the following statement on behalf of Lane: "We have learned today that KYW-TV (Channel 3) has unilaterally terminated Alycia Lane's employment. The conduct of KYW-TV is contrary to the terms of her Employment Contract which has many additional years remaining. The termination comes at a time when there has been absolutely no determination that Alycia is guilty of any wrongful conduct, and after KYW-TV has aired her categorical denial of the alleged charge that is pending against her.

The termination is unfair because Alycia has never had an opportunity to defend against this charge, and tell her side of the story publicly, before KYW-TV has taken this unusual and unwarranted step to terminate her employment. Obviously, on the advice of counsel, Alycia cannot talk about these matters because of the matter that is pending in New York."

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Katie O    

I live in the philly area, and when the drama went down last year about the pictures she sent to the wife, that totally rubbed me the wrong way. She's been divorced twice, and she was actually on the Dr Phil show once crying her eyes out about her first divorce. Aty the end of the show, she was bragging how she met a great guy and was getting married again. That was maybe 3 years ago?? Now's she's dating a radio personality in Philly, whom I love(ed). But I've lost a lit of respect when I found out they were together. She's a pig and obviously has some self-esteem issues if she's 30-something, divorced twice, sending nudie pics to married men, and punching cops in the face while wasted. I'm glad CBS canned her, now I can start watching that news channel again!

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9. She lost her job what a shame. She made a mistake for god sake. Doesn't she deserve a second chance. If she were a man the out come would have been different.
No not true. A Journalist is supposed to be fair and impartial. If the off air behavior is unacceptable (moral turpitude) the station has the right to release you. so even if she didn't slap the cop...she did send the pictures to a married man bad stuff. That action did tarnish her image and that of Channel 3.
Image is all an anchor has. The face, the smile, the voice. sometimes we luck out and get one with a brain.
They need to have at least one part of their brain working...the part that says...don't do that stupid stuff.
This one sounds like Brit Spears...hey, maybe she's bipolar also...if so she may be able to save her job based on mental challenge. just my opinion after like 20 years in the business...

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Diane, your comments on this young lady only enforce what I believe which is that she has a a mental condition. She is emotionally unsound. It is indeed difficult to balance a regular life with that of minor or major celebrity. I dealt with minor celebrity in a small market for years...people say anything to you..tell you you are fat...or say they didn't like your story...etc.
ONe needs to have a thick skin. If not you don't belong in the business. I'm embarrassed that she would write back to you with such a nasty reply. She is a disgrace to journalists everywhere...She should have thanked you for even caring enough to write.

2444 days ago


She deserved to be fired. Now Booker better watch his ass. He thinks what his ex-fiance did to him was bad... it will be nothing compared to what this bitch will do to him. He might deserve it to since he was the ass that got this all started. It sucks that Angie, Blair and Diego may end up losing their jobs because Booker can't get into a healthy normal relationship. Alycia will get a new on air job but it will be in a smaller market. She blew her chance. She is 35 and on the downward slide for this industry. Her reputation proceeds her, her co-workers dispise her and she is now a hass been. Hope she banked some of the 700k she was getting a year to read the news while caked with makeup to hide all the wrinles. What a tough gig!

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yeah #33 Like I said ..its called Moral Turpitude. ....( of course turpitude as defined by the dictionary means 'wickedness')

2444 days ago


this girl WAS engaged to a philly dj, but cheated on him. really good looking guy too. she's a biiiittchh

2444 days ago


What a whore.

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Why is anyone being paid $700,000+ to report the news anyway?

2444 days ago


Here's the part of the story no one is talking about. Rich Eisen?! His wife is attractive and he has another hot (but crazy) chick sending him suggestive photos. I mean, the guy's not exactly a looker and he's far from famous. At least, outside the confines of Bristol, Conn. Did he win some sort of lottery I don't know about?

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We in Philly knew she was a gonna.She thought she was the bomb...but your there to tell news not make it.BYE BYE

2444 days ago

smart chick    

she's a dumb brunettel click on my name brainyblonde if you would like to meet a more articulate beautiful natural blonde.

2444 days ago


well there's always naked news. she might want to hurry up and get the job now before everything goes south. which in her case is pretty soon.

2444 days ago

Standards are badly needed.    

If this allegedly self-important and self entitled person DID slap a public servant, she'll allegedly pay the price.

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