So he took to email and sent this message to the reporter, Philip Elmer-DeWitt:
From: Larry Ellison
Subject: Hey Jerk
Date: August 11, 2010 1:00:55 PM EDT
To: PHILIP ELMER-DEWITT
Adelyn Lee went to jail for a year for falsely accusing me of sexual harassment. Why did you leave that out of your story you scum bag? Let me guess…your job is telling half-truths. Fortune Magazine must be very proud of you.
There’s nothing wrong with asking for corrections or reaching out to a reporter to follow up on a story. However, some are saying this goes too far. What do you think? Also: Is Ellison no longer taking the advice of Brooke Hammerling?