4:52 PM PST 3/6/2013 by Eriq Gardner
A $5 million lawsuit claims Gore was "adamant" about not selling his network to oil-rich Qataris but had a "change of heart," then stiffed the man who came up with the idea for the deal.
Current TV's $500 million sale to Al Jazeera has prompted a lawsuit that claims co-founder Al Gore
originally was opposed to the deal but had a "change of heart" on selling his cable network to oil-rich Qataris.
Read the full lawsuit here
What happened next likely will generate much conversation given that Gore has made the media rounds defending the sale. According to the lawsuit, "Plaintiffs are informed and believe that Gore was adamant in his rejection of the proposal to sell his liberal, environmentally friendly network to the oil-rich Quataris who owned Al Jazeera. Apparently, Gore had a change of heart."