Category: Business

Megalomedia lawsuit: My 600 Lb Life producers accuse LB Bonner of self-negligence in first legal response

We’ve gotten the first legal response to the first Megalomedia lawsuit accusing the My 600 Lb Life producers of “gross negligence” in the death of fan favorite LB Bonner. Megalomedia’s legal team countered the Bonner family’s lawsuit by categorically denying each of the family’s claims — and in turn accusing Bonner of neglecting his own health in the period leading to his 2018 suicide. Read on for the latest.

EXCLUSIVE My 600 Lb Life star Dottie Perkins sues Megalomedia for making her eat her way into the hospital

My 600 Lb Life and Where Are They Now? star Dottie Perkins is the sixth cast member to sue Megalomedia, the show’s production company. But Dottie’s lawsuit is arguably more shocking than the other five. While every suit claims reality TV fakery, Dottie’s is the first to claim that the producers outright lied about her weight loss progress, making it look like Dottie was gaining weight when she was actually losing. Dottie also accused producers of lying about covering her medical expenses — read on for all the details.

EXCLUSIVE Jeanne Covey update: My 600 Lb Life star fifth to sue production company Megalomedia

The high-profile Texas attorney handling the My 600 Lb Life lawsuits promised us “more to come” in an exclusive interview with Starcasm, and that promise has been fulfilled once more. In a surprise Jeanne Covey update, the divisive Season 7 star becomes the fifth My 600 Lb Life cast member to sue Megalomedia as well as the rest of the show’s producers. Jeanne and her mother, Barbara Fallaw, make many of the same allegations as the previous four cast members to sue — and further claim that Megalomedia reneged on a promise to pay approximately $70,000 in medical bills for the pair.

Chip and Joanna’s new show is filming; Magnolia Network to launch October 4th

If you weren’t already, you can let yourself get excited. The last few weeks have seen a slow, steady drip of news about Magnolia Network, the Gaines’ newest venture. But now we’ve gotten confirmation about the real deal: Chip and Joanna’s new show, which appears to have started production in earnest! Keep reading for the details!

EXCLUSIVE My 600 Lb Life star David Bolton files second negligence lawsuit against production company Megalomedia

My 600 Lb Life Season 6 star David Bolton is the second of the show’s cast members to file a lawsuit against production company Megalomedia. Starcasm has obtained exclusive details of the My 600 Lb Life new lawsuit, including Bolton’s claim that the show’s producers lied to him about paying for his medical bills; his allegations of staged and traumatic drama for reality TV purposes; and Bolton’s accusations regarding the lack of mental health care he says he needed, but did not receive.

Just in time for the Super Bowl, there’s a new Deadspin for your hot take enjoyment

Almost three months to the day since Deadspin was obliterated by its clueless owners, the site is back — if only for a tantalizingly short while. There’s a new Deadspin up for your reading pleasure at UnnamedTemporarySportsBlog.com; the occasion is the Super Bowl, which means the site’s lifespan is unfortunately just this weekend.

Murder Chose Me cancelled: ID announces surprise end to true crime hit

In a surprise announcement, Investigation Discovery has revealed that Murder Chose Me, its three-season true crime hit, won’t be back for a Season Four. But why was Murder Chose Me cancelled at all? And how did the show’s stars — most notably real-life Detective Rod Demery and John Nicholson, who portrayed Demery on the show — respond?

Derick Dillard is waging a one-sided war against Jim Bob Duggar over the family’s money

The ongoing battle between Derick Dillard and Jim Bob Duggar over the Duggar family’s finances just took a strange and unexpected turn. Derick chose now to respond to some very old tweets connecting him to Jim Bob’s financial arrangements — and made some surprising allegations in the process. Read on for the details…