Deposition of Sumner Redstone – Ex-Girlfriend Is “A F-ing B$#ch” and says the exact same line about her twice.  This is crazy stuff involving serious matters including the future of some big companies like Viacom and potentially many deals, deals deals, see the full deposition below

THE VIDEOGRAPHER: Good morning. We’re on the record. This is the recorded video deposition of Sumner Redstone in the matter of In Re Advance Health Care Directive of Sumner M. Redstone.

This deposition is taking place at the home of Sumner Redstone, 31 Beverly Park Terrace, Beverly Hills,California, on May 5th, 2016 at approximately 10:54 a.m.

My name is Stan Beverly. I’m the videographer with U.S. Legal Support located at 11845 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Video and audio recording will be taking place unless all counsel have agreed to go off the record.

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Would all present please identify themselves beginning with the interpreter and then Mr. Sumner.

THE INTERPRETER: My name is Anne Lefton. Can you state your name?

THE WITNESS: Sumner Redstone.

MR. DE LEON: Oh, Vincent De Leon.

MR. O’DONNELL: Pierce O’Donnell, counsel for the petitioner.

MS. VIDAL: Gabrielle Vidal, counsel for Mr. Redstone.

THE VIDEOGRAPHER: The certified court reporter is Darlene Morgan.

Would you please swear in first the interpreter and then Mr. Redstone.

ANN LEFTON, was administered an oath to act as an interpreter for the witness.

THE INTERPRETER: Sumner —

MR. O’DONNELL: He doesn’t have to raise his right hand.

Sumner Redstone, having been first administered an oath, was examined and testified through the interpreter as follows:

THE INTERPRETER: Can you say that louder?

Sumner, the court reporter is addressing you.

(Oath was administered again)

EXAMINATION BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: Okay. Good morning, sir. I’m Pierce O’Donnell, attorney for Manuela Herzer. It’s a privilege to meet you. How are you today?

A: Fine. I’m fine.

Q: I want to ask you some questions. Who is Manuela Herzer?

THE INTERPRETER: Say it one more time slowly.

THE WITNESS: She is — Manuela is a f##ng b#$ch.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: Okay. How long have you known Manuela Herzer?

A: Years. Many years.

Q: How many years?

A: Over —

THE INTERPRETER: Over — did you say over 20 years?

THE WITNESS: (Not interpreted): Yeah.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: Did Manuela ever reside here at your home?

A: Yes.

Q: How long did she reside at your home?

A: About a year.

Q: Okay. And what was the period of time that she lived here? From when to when?

THE INTERPRETER: Say it a little bit louder, a little bit slower.

THE WITNESS: Repeat. Repeat the question.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: From what period of time did Ms. Herzer live here with you at your home?

A: few years.

Q: Do you know from what year to what year?

A: No.

Q: Okay. How — did she leave?

A I kicked her out.

Q: Okay. And when did you kick her out?

THE INTERPRETER: Say that again loud. Slow it down.

Will you repeat the question?

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: When did you kick her out of your home?

A: Around October.

Q: What year?

A: 2015.

MR. O’DONNELL: Is that what he said?

THE INTERPRETER: 2015.

MR. O’DONNELL: You sure?

THE INTERPRETER: Say it again, Sumner? What year? Can you adjust his dentures. Adjust his dentures.

(Brief pause)

THE INTERPRETER: Can you repeat the question?

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: What year did Manuela leave your home?

THE INTERPRETER: You might have to ask it in a different way.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: When — when Manuela lived here, did she help with your health care?

A: Yes.

Q: What did she do —

THE INTERPRETER: Hold on one moment.

MR. VINCENT: Let me check to make sure.

MR. O’DONNELL: Would you like to stop?

THE INTERPRETER: No. Proceed.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: When Manuela was here, did she help with your health care?

A: Yes.

Q: What did she do to help you?

(Brief pause)

THE WITNESS: Manuela is a fu#$ing b$#$h.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: Okay.

THE INTERPRETER: Can you repeat the question?

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: What did Manuela do when she was here to assist you with your health care? I’ll repeat the question. Okay, sir? When Manuela lived here, what did she do to assist you with your health care?

THE INTERPRETER: Sumner, can you slow — slow down? Can you take a swallow for me?

MR. VINCENT: Let me see something, sir. Bite down, sir. Bite down.

MR. O’DONNELL: I’ll repeat the question. Okay?

THE INTERPRETER: Say it again.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: When Manuela was here, did she assist you with your health care?

A: Yes.

Q: What did she do to assist you with your health care?

THE INTERPRETER: Sumner, can you — can you show me the word? Can you spell it out? First letter?

MR. O’DONNELL: Just tell us what he’s pointing to. Okay?

THE INTERPRETER: L — L. L or H? L? What’s the next letter? What’s the next letter after L? Show me. Show me. Point to it.

Repeat the question one more time.

BY MR. O’DONNELL:

Q: When Manuela lived here, sir, what did she do to assist you with your health care?

A: Yes.

Q: What did she do to assist you?

THE INTERPRETER: Can you choose one word? Spell it for me, Sumner. What’s the first letter?

L. The next letter? H. H.

Next letter? I. E. H. E.

She helped? Helped?

MR. O’DONNELL: I’m going to move on.

THE INTERPRETER: Okay.

Sumner Redstone Twice In Deposition - Ex-Girlfriend Is "A F-ing B$#ch"

Sumner Redstone – Image source: YouTube

See the full transcript below.

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