Sean Hannity Accused Of Stealing His Authorized Technique From ‘Breaking Unhealthy’

Various individuals recommended that was the case on Monday after the Fox Information host insisted that he was by no means represented by legal professional Michael Cohen. President Donald Trump’s private lawyer is at the moment on the coronary heart of a federal investigation.

Earlier within the day, Cohen’s workforce of attorneys tried unsuccessfully to guard the id of a “thriller” consumer, who turned out to be Hannity. After the information broke, Hannity stated on his radio present: 

“I by no means gave him a retainer. By no means paid any charges. I’ll have handed him $10 as soon as. I requested attorney-client privilege with him, and assumed our conversations could be confidential, however they’ve by no means concerned any matter with him and any third get together.”

The about how he “could have” given Cohen $10 to realize “attorney-client privilege” was what captured individuals’s consideration. Whereas cash is usually not a requirement for invoking that privilege, the notion persists in common tradition and has been used as a plot system on quite a few TV packages, together with “Breaking Unhealthy.” 

Within the second season episode titled “Higher Name Saul,” legal professional Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) ― who would later star in his personal present by that title ― urged Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) to “put a greenback in my pocket” to make sure attorney-client privilege. That had individuals questioning if Hannity’s personal authorized notions got here from TV exhibits:

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