Liza and David sue VH1 for $23 mil.

Liza and David sue VH1 for $23 mil.
VH1 stopped production on a reality TV show featuring Liza Minnelli and her “husband” David Gest, and now the couple is suing VH1 and parent company Viacom for $23 million citing defamation and breach of contract. The lawsuit, online courtesy The Smoking Gun, says “that VH1 breached their contract to do the show and that an anonymous Viacom employee defamed Gest in an interview,” according to The Washington Post.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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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, 36, 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.