Ship Owner Claims 'Whale Wars' Host Lied About Sinking

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 3:20 PM EST) -- The owner of a ship that sank after a run-in with Japanese whalers on the reality series “Whale Wars” hit the show's host with a $5 million contract breach lawsuit in Los Angeles court Monday, alleging the TV star scuttled the boat for publicity.

Ady Gil's lawsuit claims Paul Watson — head of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and star of the popular Animal Planet program — intentionally sank Gil's ship, named MY Ady Gil, after the highly publicized collision with a Japanese whaler in January 2010....
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