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Rebel Billionaire winner Shawn’s LoveSac company files for bankruptcy, apologizes on his blog

Shawn Nelson, the $1 million winner of The Rebel Billionaire, calls himself “the Man with the Sac” after the company he founded, LoveSac. He may need a new nickname, however, because “his Salt Lake City-based company, its franchising arm and two affiliates have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy,” the Salt Lake City Tribune reports. This …

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Ryan Benson is The Biggest Loser; Shawn Nelson wins The Rebel Billionaire.

Ryan Benson is The Biggest Loser; Shawn Nelson wins The Rebel Billionaire. At the conclusion of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, Ryan Benson walked away with $250,000 after losing 120 pounds. His weight loss alone didn’t give him the win; instead, it was because of a number that included the percentage of weight lost. “Benson lost …

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FOX will stick with low-rated Rebel Billionaire; Australia might do a version.

FOX will stick with low-rated Rebel Billionaire; Australia might do a version. In the US, Richard Branson’s FOX series The Rebel Billionaire isn’t quite reaching epic heights; it’s getting roughly the same ratings as The Benefactor did. Worse, since its debut, it “has declined nearly 20 percent in average audience” through last week’s episode, Reuters …

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FOX’s The Rebel Billionaire, Spike’s I Hate My Job both debut tonight.

FOX’s The Rebel Billionaire, Spike’s I Hate My Job both debut tonight. Two celebrity-fronted series debut tonight. The most notable is FOX’s The Rebel Billionaire, which kicks off with a two-hour premiere at 8 p.m. ET. Sixteen players will compete in outrageous stunts around the world as they fight to take over Richard Branson’s Virgin …

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Richard Branson will give away $1 million and his job on The Rebel Billionaire.

Richard Branson will give away $1 million and his job on The Rebel Billionaire. Richard Branson doesn’t just want an apprentice: he wants someone to take over his Virgin empire. And one of the 16 contestants on his upcoming FOX series The Rebel Billionaire will get to do just that. Upping the Apprentice ante, Branson …

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