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Everyone knows a feuding divorced couple in a bitter custody battle, but could badmouthing your ex get you put in the slammer? It did for Lauren Lippe in Long Island, New York.
Lippe’s ex, Ted Rubin, says she brainwashed their daughters to dislike him by badmouthing him over the years. And the judge said that the alienation Lippe caused—a combination of insults, restricting visitation and falsely accusing Rubin of groping one of their daughters—was a violation of the pair’s custody agreement.
Lippe will spend six weekends in jail over the summer. Obviously, this case is extreme (accusations of groping etc) -- but six weeks in jail? Yes, we know that badmouting the ex is best left for cocktails with girlfriends, but sometimes, you just can't help it. Should you get locked up for it?
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