in front of her 5-year-old son.” Per TMZ: Nickell claims the producer told him it would be better TV if the kid was around when the deal went down … Nickell and the woman who got the pills from him were both arrested after authorities saw the show.
In 2012, cast member Dave Hester sued A&E producers for $750,000.
The suit claimed “Nearly every aspect of the Series is faked, even down to the plastic surgery that one of the female cast members underwent in order to create more “sex appeal” for the show” and went on to say valuable items are often added to the storage units.
In 2012, a judge dismissed a lawsuit claiming , Dr.
Paul Wilkes alleges the show set him up by encouraging him to make “offensive comments about women” which led to being attack by host Jon Taffer after Wilkes hit on his wife, Nicole.
The lawsuit claims Wilkes has since been suffering from “migraine headaches, nausea, vomiting, night terrors, crying spells, severe depression and anxiety attacks.” Wilkes says a casting director informed him to act this way in order to get on the show so, to be fair, he got his wish.
There almost appears to be an unspoken understanding with networks when it comes to reality shows: The show make a ton of money and be wildly popular but you run the risk of being sued for practically everything. Maybe read the fine print a little closer and, for Christ’s sake, don’t sell drugs on television.The case was eventually settled in July 2014; Hester returned to the show in August., is suing coach Abby Lee Miller for a fight that aired on the popular Lifetime show.The suit, which you can read here, also names Lifetime producers as Hyland claims the producers create conflicts between cast members in order to produce drama which, yeah, obviously — it’s a reality show. In one case, way back in 2002, a couple filed a million lawsuit after a prank involving a “dead” body in their hotel bed for a MTV show called in a lawsuit that cited an alien.There are countless other lawsuits, ranging from the understandable to the absurd, most of which have yet to be resolved.German Catholic leaders launched legal steps on Tuesday to prevent youth music channel MTV from broadcasting a controversial cartoon series which depicts the Pope as a pogo-stick-riding maniac.