EXCLUSIVE: 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Phaedra Parks shows off her secret to shedding her baby weight by becoming an ambassador for Xenadrine

An executive with Iovate, makers of Xenadrine® weight loss formula, has repeatedly emailed me with demands to remove this photo (and others like it) of local attorney and reality TV star Phaedra Parks wearing UGG boots while carrying Whole Foods shopping bags.

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As I've told you bloggers in the past, receiving a Cease & Desist/take down order via email is not legal unless a physical copy is also sent via certified mail.

Most celebrities and their high powered legal mouth pieces think you don't know that. So they'll try you in the hope that the email by itself will be sufficient enough to scare you into taking the post down fast.

Celebrities with substantial personal wealth at their disposal arrogantly believe that most bloggers are broke and we don't know our rights. Celebrities think money is power when, in reality, it is not. Knowledge is power, and without it you are defenseless.