Those words actually getting on air is out of my control."TSN apologized during the show via social media:"Earlier today, an inappropriate and disrespectful tweet was erroneously aired.
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In spite of TSN's protocols to prevent unfounded and inappropriate tweets from making it to air, a false, and inappropriate tweet was allowed to run.
There was no basis for the false allegation made in this tweet.
TSN unreservedly apologizes to Joffrey Lupul, Dion Phaneuf and Elisha Cuthbert and regrets any embarrassment this unfortunate incident has caused to them." 1. TSN was completely irresponsible in allowing that on the air. That said, Lupul and Phaneuf are essentially threatening to sue the co-owners of their team.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Actress Elisha Cuthbert and athlete Dion Phaneuf attend the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L. Live on November 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)TSN’s embarrassing publication of a Twitter joke alleging an adulterous relationship between Toronto Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul and actress Elisha Cuthbert, the wife of teammate Dion Phaneuf, may end up costing the network and the fan that tweeted it.
During TSN’s Trade Centre deadline coverage on Monday, a running scroll at the bottom of the screen published tweets sent to the #Trade Centre hashtag.
One of the tweets from Anthony Adragna, a Leafs fan, made the allegation.
The players and Cuthbert have retained Gall Legge Grant & Munroe LLP, which released the following statement on Tuesday: "On behalf of our clients Dion Phaneuf, his wife Elisha Cuthbert and Joffrey Lupul, we have sent a letter to TSN demanding that TSN issue a formal apology and pay a significant amount of damages to each of our clients for broadcasting a false and defamatory tweet during their trade deadline show yesterday.
We are sending a similar letter to the author of the tweet, Mr.