Defense lawyer Mark Geragos has been paid by Michael Jackson, Winona Ryder, Susan McDougal and Scott Peterson to take shots at prosecutors. He did it for free on CNN’s top- rated "Larry King Live" Mon, blasting fellow Time Warner unit Court TV for devolving "into nothing more than just a cheerleader for the prosecution." Prefacing his remarks by noting "I hate to say it because I know CNN is affiliated with Court TV…but…they’ve got a lineup of these bleach-blonde former federal prosecutors (Nancy Grace, Catherine Crier, Lisa Bloom)…they basically are cheering for the prosecution…Court TV has really devolved to a point where it’s embarrassing, I think, to the legal system." Later Geragos showed he’s colorblind where attacks are concerned, blasting Court’s Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsom for the same prosecutorial bias (Kimberly’s a brunette). Coincidentally, King’s other guest was blonde former federal prosecutor Mary Fulginiti. Her retort was Court TV’s anchors are not all blonde and some are "even handed," but she conceded Grace "has definitely taken a very…prosecutorial approach…." Is this dangerous? King asked. "Oh, definitely," Fulginiti said, "I think what we’re seeing more…is editorializing…even at Court TV. Instead of…presenting both sides of the case they tend to offer their opinion…more and more frequently." Geragos blasted Grace’s advocacy journalism. "The idea of reporting the facts in a journalistic manner has been lost…it’s foxification of the criminal justice system." In a response for CableFAX Daily, Court’s Henry Schleiff stayed above the fray. "Certainly, Mr Geragos is entitled to his opinion, just as Nancy Grace and Court TV are entitled to theirs."

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