DeRay Mckesson, a Black Lives Matter leader filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro for defamation, reports The Blaze.  The activist is claiming that Pirro lied about Mckesson’s other lawsuit against Louisiana cops.

Mckesson alleges that Pirro on “Fox & Friends” on Sept. 29 discussed his lawsuit filed by a Louisiana cop against Black Lives Matter and that he was found guilty for organizing violence against these cops. Mckesson says that none of that is true.

Mckesson specifically takes issue with the fact that Pirro directly blames him for a series of violent protests that happened after a black man, Alton Sterling, was shot dead by Baton Rouge, Louisiana police in July 2016.

“In this particular case, DeRay Mckesson, the organizer, actually was directing people, was directing the violence,” Pirro said on Fox News. “You’ve got a police officer who was injured, he was injured at the direction of DeRay Mckesson.”

The activists say that thanks to Pirro’s untrue statements about him, it has endangered his safety and has hurt his standing as a civil rights leader.  He is seeking an unspecified amount of damages and a jury trial, according to the New York Daily News.

“These statements of fact are false, and were either known to be false by Defendant Pirro or were made with reckless disregard for whether they were true,” Mckesson says in his suit.

A group of around a hundred other protestors was arrested along with Mckesson during the Baton Rouge protest, later most of the charges against them were dropped.  The group later filed a lawsuit against the city and was later settled as well.

A police officer from Baton Rouge later filed his own lawsuit, alleging that Mckesson was responsible for inciting violence within the crowd which led to a rock being thrown in the officers face.

A judge, however, did not believe the officer and the suit was dismissed on Sept. 28. The Judge said that the cop failed to show how Mckesson incited the violence and said Black Lives Matter is a social movement that cannot be sued.

A Fox News spokesperson said Pirro’s commentary is protected under the First Amendment and said the network plans to defend itself.

“We informed Mr. Mckesson’s counsel that our commentary was fully protected under the First Amendment and the privilege for reports of judicial proceedings,” Fox News said. “We will defend this case vigorously

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  • barry1817

    if this were to happen. can you imagine others being sued. oops nope. because no judge is going to allow a media person to be sued because they usually are liberal. Double standard. blacks want to equal. but in reality they are like animal house where they think they are more equal. and more righteous. and in reality more full of the same old PC BS

  • deusexmachina1


    A liar accusing someone of lying…..

    • GrizzMann

      A lesson learned from Alinsky.

      • deusexmachina1

        Who owes it all to Lucifer…..

      • GrizzMann

        Saul Alinsky made a allusion to Lucifer as ”the first radical known to man”.

      • deusexmachina1


        He dedicated his book to the liar of liars…

    • Evermyrtle

      If you will notice, you will find, that usually, the greatest liars are the first to accuse others of lying!!

      • GrizzMann

        Did you know that the holey koran describes Allah as the best and greatest deceiver.

      • deusexmachina1

        It’s always the guy who’s giving the accusing looks that’s responsible fot the smell in the elevator….

  • GrizzMann

    Hands up. Don’t shoot. The basis of BLM (Black Lies Matter) never happened.

    • joe1cr

      Right on !!! Rhymes with Mask up. burning/ looting tonight.

  • dan690

    BlackLiesMatter suing someone for lying? Hahahahahahahaha.

  • JoeAmerica

    This guy couldn’t lead his way out of an outhouse.

  • buster

    Until liberal judges stop favoring the far left law breakers , our precious police, will be slaughtered like animals. Violence against others that you do don’t like must stop. Judges who protect law breakers, white or black must be disbarred, and now. This nation can not take much more of this lawlessness. We now stand at the breaking point…Can not you see


    I was unaware BLM has organized itself enough to launch a lawsuit. This means, I suspect, that they in turn can be sued as an organization, as well as individually, and there is a great deal of “low hanging fruit’ in terms of destroyed property, income and expense reporting, and abuse of other people’s civil rights.

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  • IgnoreTheFools

    Apparently black lives don’t matter to blacks/Chicago is a good example.

    • GrizzMann

      Does help with Chicago’s body count. Always looking for new records.

  • Brad

    If BLM cannot be sued, as the judge stated, then how can they sue? My mother always told me that life was a two way street.

    • GrizzMann

      Your mother was not a Democrat.

      • Evermyrtle

        I am assuming that does make a difference but I do not understand why! Can we as Republicans make these same insane accusation/decisions? I do not know because we have not tried, we try to always be honest and fair. We do not believe in taking all, whether it belongs to us or not!

        BLM cannot be sued but what about members of BLM thatare lying and causing all the destruction possible, to free, mostly Christian America? I feel sure they can be sued!

    • Real American

      You have to be human to be sued, BLM are nothing more than animals.

  • abobinmn

    LeRoy McKesson is a domestic terrorist who should be eliminated

  • Indiana Mike

    Hands up don’t shoot was a lie from the moment it was first uttered by Mike Browns co-perpetrator….It should have been called; Pants up, don’t loot.

  • Roger327

    The statement above “black lives matter is a social movement’ and cannot be sued, then the reverse should be true that “black lives matter is a social movement’ and cannot sue in return as it has no standing according to the judges previous ruling.

  • Raymond Martucci

    The wrong set of people are getting things their way when it’s a person like him should be sued for lying. The laws in this country is a joke they came into this group for what reason, this so called leader lies through his teeth

  • Jmanjo

    McKesson is the king of the jerkoffs and should infuriate all good black people for his bringing shame to their culture and lives.

  • donl

    Blame others for what you are guilty of, an old Commie trick.

  • Esau’s Message

    This should be entertaining.

  • higgy01

    DeRay McKesson is the biggest lying piece of dog droppings in this country. As a paid agitator (by George ‘the felon’ Soros) he is responsible for the destruction in Ferguson and Baltimore as well as others around the country. He is a violent thug as is his so-called group, the pitiful BLM. He probably should be behind bars.

  • old codger

    BLM = Black “LIES” Matter

    BLM = Bloodthirsty Leftist Maniacs

    BLM = Baboons Lizards Monkeys!Courtesy of Don

    BLM = Banana Loving Monkeys

    BLM = Black Living Mulch

    BLM = Black Living MANURE

  • DonRS

    BlackLivesMatter is just another MAU MAU Thug Organization. In our current Kangaroo Justice System, populated with so many LIBERAL MIND NUMBED ROBOTS, anyone can sue anyone for anything and the courts will treat then seriously. Not only is the DOJ, the FBI, the entire “Intelligence Community” a CESSPOOL, now the JUDICIARY is populated with LIBERAL JUDGES who IGNORE THE LAW, making decisions on their FEELINGS!