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Scottie Pippen

I'm Suing EVERYONE Who

Falsely Reported I Was Bankrupt

12/13/2011 2:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippen
claims he's been unfairly portrayed in the media as a walking financial disaster -- and now he's suing every media outlet that reported he went bankrupt ... claiming he hasn't been worth LESS than $40,000,000 in the last 10 years. 

Pippen has filed a lawsuit against TONS of online media outlets -- including CBSsports.com, CNBC.com, Arizona State University and more -- claiming they all falsely reported the former Chicago Bulls star had gone belly up.

According to the docs, filed in federal court in Illinois and obtained by TMZ ... Pippen claims, "It is a most foul libel indeed to be falsely accused of being bankrupt."

The lawsuit continues, "Scottie never filed bankruptcy and indeed has a substantial net worth, which has not been less than approximately $40,000,000 in the last ten years."

Pippen claims CNBC.com included him in an article titled, "15 Athletes Gone Bankrupt" ... and CBSsports.com posted a photo of Pippen along with a story about NBA players and bankruptcy.

As for ASU -- Pippen claims he was tagged as a person who had gone bankrupt in a law blog operated by the University.

Pippen claims each media outlet that besmirched his good name should fork over at least $1 MILLION in damages.

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61.

TMZ Watcher    

That $1,000,000 that's he suing each for should really help out with his bankrupcy!

1014 days ago
62.

Danny    

YOU go scottie sue the heck out of all of them! Are you people crazy, your telling me you wouldn't care if the media told everyone in the world you were broke? THIS IS GOING TO HURT HIS IMIGE! AND people will pay you less if they know you need money duh!!! BEHIND HIM 100%

1013 days ago
63.

Danny    

Scottie is a boss for standing up against the media! HE should have sued them for a 100 mil lol!

1013 days ago
64.

DJ Chicago    

Being a lifelong Chicagoan, we hear about certain actions or traits of our local athletes. Pippen's nickname was "NO Tippin' Pippen." He would leave little or no tips to bartenders, servers, etc. If he ever did go bankrupt, it's Karma knocking on his door. Besides that, I went to an autograph session and he was a total ******* about the whole thing. Finally, he said "Lebron James will be better than Michael Jordan ever was." We gave up on him a long time ago here in Chicago. The only thing Pippen we like in Chicago is Larsa Pippen, his hot ass wife!!

1012 days ago
65.

ballinout    

FINALLY SOMEONE STANDS UP TO THE WACK MEDIA FOR FALSY PUTTING SUTFF OUT THERE! LUV SCOTTIE, AND THIS IS SOOO BOGUS! SAYING A GUY FILED BANKRUPTCY WHEN HE DIDNT IS JUST WRONG!

1012 days ago
66.

Big boi john    

Scottie Pippen is right! Are u guys dumb,telling the world someone is finnancialy hurt ruins there image... Sue the hell out of them pip just for them being ignorant

1012 days ago
67.

Max    

Back in the day he used to come to the Trump, casino in Indiana, they had a name for him there ( NO TIPPEN PIPPEN )

1008 days ago
68.

anthony benjamin    

As they say on ESPN.......C'mon man

1008 days ago
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