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Oprahsued for $75,000

11/12/2000 07:00:00 PM Eastern

Tracy Hoaglund, Margaret Mitchell and Gloria Tourney have sued
Oprah

for more than $75,000, charging that the show misrepresented them as domestic-violence victims. The three were featured in a story about a woman who counsels abuse victims and also runs a computer-training workshop. Although the plaintiffs never spoke specifically about domestic violence, the story was shot at a battered women's shelter. An
Oprah

representative would only say that show producers have "no knowledge" of the lawsuit.

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