reality TV star gets apology, money because of the way he was portrayed.

reality TV star gets apology, money because of the way he was portrayed.
For the first time, a cast member of a reality TV show has sued and won because of the way they were portrayed on a show. Castaway participant Ron Copsey has been paid 16,000 by both the BBC and the production company that produced the show. The cast member went to court because “he was made to appear violent against women after it was made to seem he had thrown a chair at a female contestant.” The BBC has also apologized to him, and a spokesperson says they “have amended the ambiguous voiceover line so it couldn’t be taken as meaning that he had thrown the chair at a fellow Castaway.”

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