Category: Legal Problems

My 600 Lb Life update: Judge denies Megalomedia dismissal request, consolidates all 10 lawsuits (Exclusive)

In the first major My 600 Lb Life update in weeks regarding the ten lawsuits against the show’s production company, a judge has agreed with the cast members’ request to consolidate most of those suits. The judge also sided with the cast on Megalomedia’s request to deny the plantiffs’ request to take deposition from two key members of the production crew — one of whom is Jonathan Nowzaradan, Dr. Now’s son and the creator of My 600 Lb Life.

EXCLUSIVE Alicia Kirgan update: New My 600 Lb Life lawsuit claims producers faked mental health exam before surgery

We’ve got something of an unexpected Alicia Kirgan update, on the day of the My 600 Lb Life star’s long-awaited Where Are They Now? episode. Starcasm has obtained exclusive details of Alicia’s fraud lawsuit against My 600 Lb Life production company Megalomedia; Alicia is now the 10th former cast member to sue the show’s producers.

MY 600 LB LIFE Destinee Lashaee update: New lawsuit claims filming ‘so painful’ she considered suicide

The latest Destinee Lashaee update doubles as the ninth lawsuit filed against My 600 Lb Life production company Megalomedia — and it contains some of the most disturbing allegations yet made about the producers. According to Destinee’s lawsuit (also filed under her given name, Matthew Ventress), filming for her episode was so stressful due to the producers’ demands that at one point Destinee threatened suicide.

My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update: Megalomedia files to dismiss three of eight current legal challenges

After several weeks of seeing new legal challenges from former My 600 Lb Life cast members, production company Megalomedia has requested a dismissal of three of those cases. In the latest My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update, Megalomedia argues that every cast member to appear on the show has already waived its right to sue by signing the infamous talent agreement — details from which are now public for the first time.

EXCLUSIVE Annjeanette Whaley sues My 600 Lb Life producers for fraud, gross negligence in 8th lawsuit against Megalomedia

My 600 Lb Life star Annjeanette Whaley just became the eighth member of the show’s cast to sue its producers — and the Season 7 star is adding to the prosecution’s fraud case. Among other accusations, Annjeanette’s lawsuit alleges Megalomedia broke its promise to pay her medical bills following successful weight loss surgery. Annjeanette is now the third cast member to sue Megalomedia for fraud specifically relating to unmade medical payments; read on for the details.

EXCLUSIVE My 600 Lb Life Nicole Lewis now suing Megalomedia for fraud

With My 600 Lb Life Nicole Lewis now the seventh cast member to sue production company Megalomedia, there’s an added wrinkle to the growing legal dilemma. Nicole — also the second older generation cast member to sue, after Dottie Perkins — is alleging outright fraud on the part of the show’s producers. Read on for the details, including yet another set of claims involving unpaid medical bills.

David Bolton My 600 Lb Life lawsuit update: Megalomedia fires back with stern counterclaim

My 600 Lb Life star David Bolton, the second cast member to sue the show’s producers for gross negligence, has received a stern response from Megalomedia’s legal team. As Starcasm exclusively reported last month, Bolton seeks a fundamental change to My 600 Lb Life‘s production plus damages of one million dollars as compensation for what he says was the inhumane and irresponsible treatment during filming for his episode.

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.