Former William Morris Reality TV Head Sues Merged Agency

John Ferriter says he was unjustly pushed out of WME, asking for damages of $25 million.

John Ferriter, the former head of reality television at William Morris Agency and the only board member to vote against its merger with rival Endeavor, has sued the merged agency and its principals — including top agents Ari Emanuel, Richard Rosen and Mark Itkin — for unlawful termination, fraud, defamation and slander.  He is asking for damages of $25 million.

In a civil suit filed Nov. 17 in California Superior Court in Santa Monica, Ferriter claims that he was unjustly pushed out of the agency after the combination

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