Mel’s other headache

Apparently Mel’s “former BFF” column is getting longer. SiriusXM superstar Howard Stern is suing the hand that feeds him—or, as he is alleging, underfeeds him—for $300 million in stock bonuses he claims he’s owed for growing Sirius’s subscriber base from about 675,000 pre-Stern to over 20 million five years later. He originally sued the company last year, but this past April a New York State Supreme Court Justice dismissed the case, calling the wording in Stern’s original contract with Sirius “clear” and “unambiguous.”

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