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Arianna Huffington says Huff Po writer's lawsuit is 'utterly without merit'

Arianna Huffington fired back Thursday morning at a lawsuit filed by former Huffington Post writer Jonathan Tasini's that seeks to give himself and other unpaid contributors a slice of the $315 million AOL paid for her news website.

Huffington, in a blog post on the Huffington Post website (which she co-founded), said Tasini's suit is "so utterly without merit" and cited multiple commentators and a UCLA law professor who criticized the suit, essentially agreeing with her take.

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