firefighter Eric suspended, charged with using job for “personal gain.”

firefighter Eric suspended, charged with using job for “personal gain.”
Big Brother 3 cast member Eric Ouellette has been suspended from his job as a firefighter in Conn. for two weeks. A hearing date has been set to review the charges against Eric, which include “insubordination for disregarding his directive to limit his absence to no more than 30 days, …willful use of his position as a firefighter for personal gain, disrupting the daily activities of the fire department, and failure to inform him of his whereabouts and availability,” according to The Day.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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