Sheldon Adelson Suing WSJ Reporter for Calling Him ‘Foul Mouthed’

Las Vegas casino boss Sheldon Adelson gestures during press conference in Macau on September 20, 2012. Adelson unveiled plans to build a scaled down replica of the Eiffel Tower as part of a new 3 billion USD gambling resort in Macau. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Of everything that’s been written about GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson and his Macau casino operation, the description of Adelson as “foul-mouthed” is among the most benign. And yet that’s what he’s suing Wall Street Journal reporter Kate O’Keefe for. The line was in a December story about a former employee’s lawsuit, which called Adelson “a scrappy, foul-mouthed billionaire from working-class Dorchester, Mass.” The Journal plans to defend O’Keefe, and we’re crossing our fingers for a trial documenting every time Adelson has ever said a swear.

Sheldon Adelson Suing WSJ Reporter