People, Oct. 31, 1977

Singer Frank Sinatra seldom ducks a rumble with a reporter. No sooner had he dropped his $3 million lawsuit against New York Gossip Columnist Earl Wilson, who wrote an unauthorized biography of the crooner, than he filed a $2 million complaint against Los Angeles Times Columnist Jody Jacobs. In an upcoming episode of Laugh-In, Ol' Blue Eyes goes after splashier revenge—by pouring a can of green paint (actually, dyed Cream of Wheat cereal) over a Rona Barrett lookalike. The victim: Actress June Gable, who plays a gossip-caster named Ms. Groana on the show....

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