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Larry Birkhead -- DA Tried Strong-Arming Me

10/19/2009 3:18 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Larry Birkhead was asked today whether the prosecutor in the case tried to unfairly influence him.

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During cross examination, Ellyn Garofalo, the lawyer for Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, asked Birkhead if Deputy DA Sarah Slice cornered him in the hallway last Friday and accused him of taking Howard K. Stern's side when he testified. Birkhead acknowledged the conversation and felt chastised.

Birkhead testified Slice suggested something was developmentally wrong with Dannielynn because of Anna Nicole Smith's drug use.

Outside court, Birkhead said Dannielynn was not only fine, some doctors have told him she's advanced for her age.

And there's this ... Birkhead testified he's raked in around $2 million from media outlets.

The best part -- the prosecutor was asking about reality shows, and the judge jumped in .... "I don't care about that unless it has to do with a balloon or something."

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Off_trak    

lol.. good one, judge :P

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share    

I don't know. I still think with that much drug use and I am sure alcohol too while pregnant...there are going to be some developmental problems with the child. They will see it more prob when she starts school.

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kitty    

he is too cute!! and the judge has a good sense of humor

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Kalev    

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jean    

Here we go again! The greed, and stupidity of these people is never ending. All the selfishness they bring to the taxpayers of their communites should be paid back. He seems to have made enough to dip into his pocket and pay the citizens back.Americans are sick of all of the non payers Jacko, Dr. Murray, The Quaids,the drug heads like Anna,Jacko,and the dead ones like DJ AM, Ledger and those lists are miles long.Next up are the pedophiles like Polanski.What this freak has caused in taxpayers monies for years has to be huge. It is astounding how many times all of the freaks get a break from the law ,and the rest of us have to do time in jail, or, pay increased costs to courts and police and DA's,EMS services to help these criminals out.America is sick and tired all of them!

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Cool    

This Judge should consider this obstruction of justice, attempts at tainting a witness (is that what its called?)T and putting down a toddler whom appears just fine is a HORRIBLE HORRIBLE way for the prosecution to handle a witness OUTSIDE in the hallway (didnt have the balls to do it in Court becuz it is UNETHICAL). She should be removed immediately and it is obvious if the prosecution has to resort to these tactics they are DESPERATE for something to get charges on these doctors and HKS and have no evidence.

HAHA! They are only on witness #2 and showing their desperation. The O'Quinn Law Firm FAILED using these tactics, RITA COSBY is going to trial and FAILED using these tactics. The DA has been following in the LOSERS path and will fail just as they have.

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RH    

Hmm. Wonder if this woman who is trying to strong arm him is related to Kimbo?

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Harriet    

From everything that I have read and heard about Anna she was a long time, hard core drug user. I seriously doubt that anything or anyone could have stopped her. And I believe that she would have found drugs for herself one way or another. Addicts are very clever.

I can't help but suspect that the people on trial are there more for the benefit of and publicity for the prosecuting attorneys than to bring justice to Anna or to attract attention to drug issues. Anna was not the only celebrity to have drug and alcohol problems. Sometimes it seems that the celebrities use their addictions as a rite of passage. I also suspect that many doctors write prescriptions for too many drug for these people. And that many of the prescriptions are written for fake names. With rabid attention from the press it must be impossible for these people to visit the dentist and be medicated for the pain from a root canal. Privacy appears to be impossible.

I am not condoning drug use. I simply think that this is much ado about nothing. No one forced Anna to take drugs. No one forced her to be the strange woman that she was. Sort of like the Michael Jackson death. It is what it is.

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CRAZY IS AS CRAZY DOES    

DOES ANYONE THINK ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT LARRY BIRKHEAD WAS ALSO DRUGGING WITH ANNA NICOLE. HIS HANDS ARE NOT CLEAN BY ANY MEANS! ANYONE THAT DATED HER OR TREATED HER WAS PART OF THE PROBLEM!

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Mary    

Enough make-up today or is it raining in L.A. which created not only a run-off of his girly make-up but the peculiar humor spewed from his mouth? There's more to the relationship of these two guys than meets the eye and, hopefully, there's been a through investigation by the authorities.

Most people watched the Florida hearings and the night-after-night tabloid shows so did he perjure himself in Florida or is he perjuring himself in California?

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Paparazzo@frog.cc    

But I thought Larry Birkhead likes to be man-handled by strong manly arms.

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chalkoutline    

DOES ANYONE THINK ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT LARRY BIRKHEAD WAS ALSO DRUGGING WITH ANNA NICOLE. HIS HANDS ARE NOT CLEAN BY ANY MEANS! ANYONE THAT DATED HER OR TREATED HER WAS PART OF THE PROBLEM!

Posted at 3:09PM on Oct 19th 2009 by GET A CLUE



Absofreakinlutely! brickhead is lying, under oath. He must have learned that from stern. How sick is it that they are BFF now?

1800 days ago
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why?    

Larry is too cute. Anna was crazy not to snatch upon that. I hope the rumor that he is Gay is false. I'd like to buy him some crackers some day.

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Eaglewerks    

QUOTE: "During cross examination, Ellyn Garafalo, the lawyer for Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, asked Birkhead ..."

It's good for the defense this came out, under oath, in court testimony.

Witnesses are often "conditioned" to the court experience by the lawyers who are calling them. This particular interaction between the DA and the Witness does seem to border on Witness Tampering.

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SuxtobeRita    

Getting to the point that you have to drag a 3 year old little girl into this whole thing??…That stench wafting off you is called desperation. And man is it nasty. This is what you get for giving those people from Texas the time of day. (Maybe you’ll realize now there is a reason Birkhead doesn’t let Anna’s mother see Dannielynn) And not even BOTHERING to talk to Stern.. Stay classy Sarah Slice


Good thing the state of California isn’t practically bankrupt. Oh that’s right! It is! Good luck with that governors race Jerry Brown.

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