In what might be the funniest development yet in this glorious slow-motion train wreck, it looks like a group of pro-Butch ”Blue Zone” donors are suing! Free details are scarce at this time, but scandal maven/raconteur Bob Lee summarizes this development in his new Rimshots feature:
If you haven’t heard yet, you soon will. A cabal of angry Charlotte-area blue zone “investors” are coming after Holden with blood in their eyes and free lawyers in their pockets. Totally predictable. Anyone who would invest $50,000 for end zone seats with cup holders (!) is capable of other irrational acts too. Huffin’ & Puffin’ & Rompin’ & Stompin’ …. all this circus lacks is a midget on a unicycle.
Here is the full WRAL story on the topic.
The group donated to the university’s Blue Zone premium seating project at the stadium, which is nearing completion, but many of them say they committed to the project with the assurance that Butch Davis would remain head football coach.
Here is an N & O piece.
Brown and the other four lawyers are all UNC graduates and have taken on the case pro bono, Brown said. The group they represent wants to remain anonymous at this point, he said, but includes donors of differing financial contributions.
Brown stressed that a lawsuit hasn’t been filed, and he doesn’t know what a cause of action or damages might be: “At this point, we are seeking information … The law we are stressing now is the North Carolina Public records law,’’ he said. “I can’t speculate further than that … what the law might be [in the case of donations] depends on the facts of what facts we find.”