VH1 countersues Liza and David.

VH1 countersues Liza and David.
VH1 has filed a $1.5 million counterclaim against Liza Minnelli and her “husband” David Gest’s $23 million lawsuit against the network. In the countersuit, VH1 says that from David there was “erratic and deceitful conduct that went so far beyond the acceptable bounds of show business eccentricity.” Among other things, “he ordered [a VH1 staffer] to stick her head in an oven ‘to make sure it was spotlessly clean'” and had “a crew member had to ‘stand by [a drilled] hole with a vacuum cleaner in hand so as to instantly remove any dust.'”

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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