Mike once arrested for “elaborate scheme” to smuggle Batman & Robin footage; may not own Belly.

Mike once arrested for “elaborate scheme” to smuggle Batman & Robin footage; may not own Belly.
The Smoking Gun has uncovered documents showing that Mike Carri–the same Mike that’s living in the Big Brother 2 house, even though he now goes by Mike Malin–was arrested and charged with five misdemeanors for breaking into the set of Batman & Robin and taking hidden camera photos and/or video a few years back. Mike and friends had done the same thing twice previously, selling the footage to Inside Edition. Additionally, The Smoking Gun was unable to find Mike’s name on licensing or ownership documents kept by California’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
+ also: We Like Mike? Not quite: The guestbook postings on a Mike fan site are nearly all full of invective. A protest is even being planned for tonight at Belly, the club Mike co-owns.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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