Mc Graw replied, "Well, there's a marketplace for heroin too, but that doesn't justify being a heroin addict." After the show aired, viewers posted more than 700 comments about the program on Mc Graw's website. The Jones civil case was heard by a Kentucky jury on January 22–25, 2013.
In November 2011, Richie was interviewed by talk show host Anderson Cooper in an episode during which he was confronted by Sarah Jones, the former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and high school teacher who, at the time, was suing Richie for defamation. After two days of deliberation, the jury was unable to reach a verdict.
Richie is the founder and contributing editor of the online gossip and "reality internet" website The
He began the site in March 2007 as Dirty while living in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The main reason of the judge not allowing the CDA as a defense is believed to be the fact that Richie acts as an editor of all content posted on the website and often modifies or adds his own comments.
Richie's attorney has responded to this argument claiming that Richie's actions as an editor are irrelevant to his eligibility for immunity.
Nik Richie is a famous blogger, internet personality and author.