Writers Sue Fox, WME, ‘New Girl’ Creators for Stealing Their Idea
By Reel Life With Jane on January 25, 2014
Rut-ro. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of California alleges that the idea for “New Girl” was stolen for a script by a couple of unknown writers. The suit claims that a pilot script about the real-life breakup of writer Stephanie Counts and co-written by Shari Gould was passed along without their permission and made it into the hands of “New Girl” creator Elizabeth Meriweather and executive producer Peter Chernin. . . .