Dirk files for protective order to keep his testimony secret.

Dirk files for protective order to keep his testimony secret.
Dirk Been, who is now “pursuing a career as a performer,” has filed a motion to protect his deposition in Stacey Stillman’s lawsuit against CBS and Mark Burnett. Peter Lance reproduces the motion and discusses Dirk’s possible motives.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 37, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.