By Lauren Berg (December 1, 2021, 7:26 PM EST) — A California federal judge Tuesday threw out Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing McDonald’s Corp. of racially discriminating against Black-owned media companies by spending significantly more money advertising with white-owned companies, but said the media mogul can file an amended complaint.
In a six-page order, U.S. District Judge Fernando M. Olguin dismissed the lawsuit without prejudice, finding that Allen Media Group’s Entertainment Studios Networks Inc. and Weather Group LLC haven’t provided enough detailed allegations to support their contention that McDonald’s intentionally discriminated against them.
The judge said he is skeptical that Allen’s companies provided enough detailed information about their attempts to…
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