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Billionaire T. Boone Pickens claims extortion and cyber bullying from his son's tell-all blog

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A simple Blogspot journal is the center of a $20 million extortion claim and the alleged cyber bullying of one of the wealthiest men in America. Michael Pickens, son of billionaire business magnate T. Boone Pickens, began the tell-all blog last year, writing about petty fighting, poor parenting, and nasty behavior within the Pickens family, as well as his own drug abuse and depression. The writing may draw a sympathetic picture of Michael, but it's led T. Boone to sue his son over allegations of defamation and libel. According to a Forbes report on the lawsuit, T. Boone may have a valid case in his attempt to prove that Michael's claims are false and malicious. Michael is demanding millions to drop a countersuit, and even Michael's own son believes that his father's writing is off the mark. He told Forbes, "This blog stuff is out of control, it’s not accurate in the least.”