original Queer Eye member sues.

original Queer Eye member sues.
After two episodes of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Culture Guy Blair Boone was replaced by Jai Rodriguez. Now Blair is suing producers for $105,000, or the “$3,000-per-episode for a ‘full production year’ of 35 episodes” he would have received, the New York Post reports. His lawyer tells the Post “the show offered ‘a little bit’ of money for Boone to ‘go away’ before he filed suit in U.S. District Court.” Earlier, producers replaced Culture Guy James Hannaham, who was featured in the unaired pilot; he wrote about his experience.
+ also: Bravo will air Queer Eye in Canada on Saturday nights beginning Oct. 4.
+ and: Carson: “We’re doing the Lord’s work.”

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