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.

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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