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Hell’s Kitchen winner gets “misleading” prize (again), but will work under Top Chef’s Cliff

For the ninth season of Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen, which debuts July 18, announced prize is “a head chef position at BLT Steak in New York City. Once again, that prize isn’t exactly what the winner will receive, because it will actually be giving its winner a position in a kitchen working under another chef, Top …

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Marcel Vigneron arrested for DUI

Top Chef 2 runner-up Marcel Vigneron was arrested and jailed for DUI early Saturday, but made bail and attended a scheduled appearance that night. Marcel “was initially stopped on suspicion of speeding” early “Saturday off of Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach,” the Orange County Register reports, and “he was given a blood test when …

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Two women arrested for attack on Top Chef’s Josie after she filed a complaint about police

Two women have been arrested and charged with crimes related to the September attack on Top Chef 2 contestant Josie Smith-Malave and three other women, during which the attackers yelled anti-gay slurs. Melissa Trimarchi and Elizabeth Borroughs were charged with misdemeanor assault and aggravated harassment, respectively, and will appear in court separately this week and …

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