Kraft Profile Examines Goodell Relationship Miami Herald's Edwin Pope Passes Away LaMarcus Aldridge Sells California Home Weekend Plans With CareerBuilder's Nick Raffaele Executive Transactions Names In The News Going Off The Grid Executive Transactions Names In The News Bell, Zenkel Among NBC Sports Promotions
KATHY SOLOMON DEBUNKS ENQUIRER STORY; THAT DOESN'T STOP "ET"
Published November 8, 1994
ProServ President JERRY SOLOMON released a statement from his ex-wife, Kathy, in which she denies a report in the National Enquirer that skater NANCY KERRIGAN, a client of Solomon's, was responsible for the break-up of their marriage. Solomon and Kerrigan have publicly acknowledged their relationship. Kathy Solomon: "To read quotes in the tabloids concerning things that I have not said is appaling and hurtful to me and my son" ( WASHINGTON POST, 11/8). THE TABLOID MACHINE CHURNS ON: "Entertainment Tonight" picked up on the Enquirer story. "ET's" Mary Hart reported Kerrigan "is wrapped up in a steamy scandal that threatens to tarnish her carefully polished image." ADVERTISING AGE's Jeff Jensen said the story could affect Kerrigan's image and marketability: "If this news generates a firestorm of controversy around Nancy Kerrigan, she's going to really have to do a lot to extinguish it. But in the process, she's going to sustain some serious burns that are going to impact the rest of her career" ("ET," 11/7). Michael Levine, a spokesperson for Kerrigan: "They never spoke to Kathy, yet they lead their piece with a quote from her. Now the mainstream press has picked it up. 'Entertainment Tonight' did it without even checking. My reaction to them is, 'Shame on you'" (N.Y. POST, 11/8).