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LA Anchor Blogs About Firing: ‘He Said I Made His Eyes Bleed’

Dorothy Lucey, former co-anchor of the KTTV morning show “Good Day LA”, offers a surprisingly candid look at why she thinks she was let go from the Los Angeles FOX affiliate.

So many of you have asked what happened. Well it did involve blood. After 17 blissful (well mostly blissful…but that’s another blog) years at Good Day LA I got a new boss. He said I made his eyes bleed. Not the crusty yucky pink eye. New guy was saying when I spoke it made his eyes bleed. I have read that can happen after you vomit. Now I could almost see my husband saying something like that to me…after all we are married. But from a new boss…

Lucey left the station four months ago after co-anchoring the FOX morning newscast, along with Steve Edwards and Jillian Reynolds, since 1995.

For those curious, Lucey’s blog also offers a sometimes too revealing look into her life and her future plans.  Click the link to view.

>Update: When contacted for comment, a station spokesperson told TVSpy: “The revitalization at Good Day LA has been refreshing.”

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Ex-KTTV Anchor Dorothy Lucey to Co-Host ‘The Young Turks’ on Current TV Tonight

Dorothy Lucey, who was ousted from KTTV last month after 17 years at the station, is co-hosting “The Young Turks” with Cenk Uygur on Current TV tonight.

Lucey will be in studio with Uygur for the full hour to talk about politics, current events and her split from the Los Angeles Fox O&O, a spokesperson for Current TV tells TVSpy.

Although Lucey was the entertainment reporter for “Good Day LA,” a source at Current says the co-hosting gig could be the start of a relationship between Lucey and the network, which continues to build out its progressive political programming. Lucey has described herself as a “liberal Christian.” Read more