most charges against Real World Chicago protestors dropped.

most charges against Real World Chicago protestors dropped.
Last summer 17 people were arrested at The Real World Chicago house during a protest against the show’s presence in the neighborhood. “Most of the charges had been dropped earlier, but nine of the 17 were still facing misdemeanor charges Wednesday,” as the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Prosecutors didn’t have witnesses–the cast and crew, who are now in California–so they dropped all charges except one. That individual was charged with “obstruction of a police officer,” and the judge found him not guilty.

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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