Author Dropped by Publisher Over Tweet Sues for $13 Million!

Author Dropped by Publisher Over Tweet Sues for $13 Million!

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Remember Natasha Tynes, the author who shamed a a Metro Worker on Twitter and subsequently lost a book deal? Well, now she’s suing her ex-publisher for $13 million!   Image Via NewsFeeds For those who don’t remember, Natasha was riding the red line of the Washington, D.C. Metro when she saw an MTA employee eating her lunch on the train.     Yes, the rules state you shouldn’t do that, but people get hungry. Do you ride the train to work? The bus? Ever get hungry and eating something, like a cracker? Or do you, like me, take a sip of …

Publisher Responds to Dropped Author’s $13 Million Lawsuit

Publisher Responds to Dropped Author’s $13 Million Lawsuit

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After igniting a scandal all her own, Natasha Tynes’ publisher, Rare Bird Books, decided to no longer distribute her latest book They Called Me Wyatt, which was set to release under one of the publisher’s imprints this year. What was the scandal all about? Well, on her morning commute, Tynes snapped a picture of a mass transit employee having her breakfast on the train and proceeded to use that photo to call out that employee on social media: When you’re on your morning commute & see @wmata employee in UNIFORM eating on the train. I thought we were not allowed to …