Stacey sues CBS, claiming producer Mark Burnett rigged her expulsion.

Stacey sues CBS, claiming producer Mark Burnett rigged her expulsion.
The San Francisco lawyer that was unceremoniously booted from Survivor early in the game claims executive producer Mark Burnett orchestrated the vote against her. The AP reports that Stacey Stillman “accuses contestants Dirk Been and Sean Kenniff of conspiracy”; they were convinced to vote for her by Burnett in order to protect Rudy, she alleges. Mark Burnett tells USA TODAY that her claims “will be proved completely groundless.”

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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