Dworin Files Suit Against 'Ego-Maniacal' Deutsch
Back in February, we conveyed former Deutsch President Steve Dworin was suing Donnie Deutsch because he felt Deutsch had broken a "non-disparagement" agreement the two signed when Dwarin left Deutsch on 1994 becasue of things Deutsch wrote in he recent book, Often Wrong, Never in Doubt. Now AdWeek reports a formal document was filed yesterday in Superior Court in Union County, New Jersey suing Donnie Deutsch, Deutsch CEO Linda Sawyer and the agency for $56 million.
The suit proves to be juicy with Dworin calling Deutsch "emotionally unstable" and ego-manial," claiming Deutsch used drugs, claiming Deutsch was given the agency by his father "on a silver platter with a silver spoon," implying Deutsch was jealous of Dworin for making the agency successful, angry that Deutsch said hiring Dworin was "his biggest professional mistake" and claiming Deutsch overslept, missed meetings and shirked his responsibilities.
Advertising dirt, gossip and slander, my friends. We haven't had anything this juicy in a long time. The Donny certainly has issues but Dworin worked at Popstick, the Boston agency headed by goofball Apprentice contestant Danny Kastner so who knows which D is the odd one here. Maybe Dworin just wishes he looked as good as Deutsch in a Speedo.