“Andy Rooney Is Internet Hoax Victim”

By Brian 

Andy Rooney has never been shy about his opinions, but now he’s being bedeviled by somebody else’s words being circulated under his name,” the AP reports. “Rooney said on Tuesday that a racist commentary falsely attributed to him is circulating over the Internet and through e-mails. The ’60 Minutes’ essayist wants anyone who might have seen it to know he had nothing to do with it.”

Rooney tells the AP: “I suppose it’s not important, but I hate the fact that people think I’ve been writing these things. That’s hurtful to me.

He’s trying to sue the person or persons behind it…