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John Walsh Sued for Calling Inmate a 'Snitch'

9/25/2009 6:14 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A convicted murderer who was attacked in prison for allegedly being labeled a "snitch" on "America's Most Wanted" has fired off one of the most unbelievable lawsuits we've ever seen -- he's demanding $506 MILLION.

In the lawsuit -- handwritten, but looking like it was typed up on a computer -- Kirell Taylor claims he was stuck in Folsom Prison -- with a razor blade -- after his fellow inmates were told "AMW" host John Walsh, "falsely" called him a "snitch" during a 2004 episode which aired on FOX.

Taylor claims the word "snitch" isn't something that inmates take kindly to -- and now he claims Walsh and Rupert Murdoch, the guy who owns FOX, should fork over a total of $506,000,000 for giving him the title that got him shanked with an "inmate manufactured weapon."

In the suit, filed Tuesday in L.A. County Superior Court, Taylor demands that FOX re-air the 2004 episode -- with Walsh personally "recanting the false statements."

He probably doesn't stand a chance in court -- but we'll give him a 'A+' for penmanship.


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Al Haqq (The truth)    

I only want to say I agree with the many of you that John Walsh in fact did use his son's death to capitalize on. However, he's a product of his own words and comments "SNITCH" Wow John... @ #27 he doesn't eat TWINKIES or SMOKE, so until you get your facts straight, zip it. @ number 30... keep writng and posting. Maybe someone will soon get it. THIS YOUNG MAN IS LOVED!!!

1805 days ago


You gotta hand it to the guy. He obviously hand-wrote that with a ruler at the bottom of each line, but his understanding of "legalese" is quite impressive.

1816 days ago

barry Gordy is genius    

Instead of just being a snitch, he's now a...

snitch AND a b*tch !!!!

Because that was a bitch ass move he did. Sounds like he just wants a get-out-of-jail-free card. Hey chump, this ain't Monopoly. JOHN WALSH RULES. Criminals suck. Period.

1816 days ago


what the hell come on serious this guy is in prison for something bad what gives him the right to demamd that Fox pay him a bunch of all the yrs of this show i have never heard of a inmate sueing.. I think fox should give him a tip keep ur moth shut and stay out of trouble...

1816 days ago


John Walsh is a bitter tool that can't accept his son's death, in fact he exploits it and profits off it.
Hope this guy wins some sort of judgement against him.
This self-proclaimed crime fighter is a joke.

1816 days ago

barry Gordy is genius    


1816 days ago


Snitches are found in ditches, bitches.

1816 days ago

What's that slimebag going to do with all that money in prison even if he wins?

1816 days ago


"should fork over a total of $506,00,000"


Just what is $506,00,000? Is it play money?

1816 days ago


Isn't it ironic that a bunch of criminals are watching America's Most Wanted from prison? Are they looking for their friends or missing their loved ones? And to be called a "Snitch" of all things, that is so rude. Please, that SNITCH has a first name, it's either Rapist, Murderer, Arsonist or Child Molester.

1816 days ago

mrez golucky    

Yikes! Oh, c'mon!

1816 days ago


It took 10 comments to realize that the amount was non-existent? I have lost just a bit more respect for the human race.

1816 days ago


So because someone had a tragedy in their life and ACTUALLY did something to pay tribute to the life lost they are an ass?

1816 days ago


i love john walsh and america's most wanted!! if it hadn't been for him they might have never caught that andrew cunanan guy! or it would have taken alot longer and more people may have died! i will go down in history praising this man for all the good work he does! long live john walsh and america's most wanted :)

1816 days ago


oh gosh, i didnt mean to say that Andrew Cunanan was the most important killer that they helped catch, what i meant is that FOX had cancelled America's Most Wanted and it seemed to come back on right around the time he was on his killing spree and I truly believe they are what helped him be found.

1816 days ago
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