Skip to comments.Heidi and Spencer - Tortured?
Posted on 06/07/2009 11:34:54 AM PDT by hugorand
Heidi Pratt was tortured by NBC to the point she was "convulsively throwing up" -- that's what some people on the set of "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!" are telling TMZ.
And get this ... a cast member tells us NBC execs tried to convince Heidi to stay on the set rather than take an ambulance to a hospital for treatment. She has now left the hospital and is on meds.
We're told some of the cast members want to quit, but their passports have been taken away and they are under guard.
Paul Telegdy, NBC's Exec VP of Alternative Programming, told Ryan Seacrest about holding Heidi and Spencer in isolation as punishment, adding, "...They are now going to be examined, and their value system utterly deconstructed ...These people really are going to bare their souls."
We're told Spencer has fired his lawyer (who wanted him to stay on the show) and is now planning to sue NBC over the show.
It is not the same, Guantanamo is housing terrorists that want to kill and blow up stuff.
These are American citizens wanting to be on another stupid reality show and are not terrorists.....if any of this is true, this is horrible.....
No pity here. They both volunteered to go on the show. If they weren’t such media whores, she would not have gotten sick. Sorry I am being Simon Cowell today. lol.
Newton Minow was right. Television was a vast wasteland in 1961, and it still is today.
I just laugh at the irony here with NBC accused of perhaps torture while the MSM bashes the Bush administration
Television wasn’t always such a waste. I can’t believe what actually passes for entertainment these days. The only reality show I can bear to watch is The Biggest Loser. I don’t watch any of stuff. I avoid “award” shows altoghter. I haven’t watched the Oscars in 15 yrs.
Irony indeed.....I did not even think of that......
1.5 days on a rice, bean, and water diet? That’s considered torture?
I think the gas that Spencer got from the beans and rice was the torture.
This article is so ridiculous, and so lacking in facts, that I don’t believe any of it.
And the torture for Heidi was being locked in the same dark room for 1 and a half days while Spencer's "pressure relief valve" regularly released that gas.
I haven't watched them since George C. Scott refused to appear to receive his for "Patton".
I hate these shows but I tuned in for the 1st episode. I didn’t even know who this Spencer and Heidi were but I was definitely hoping they fell off a cliff or something. I’m not joking.
yeah, who are these people? is this one of those ‘reality’ type shows all the kids are addicted to?
That’s modern “journalism”...
Facts? What facts, I just write words...see it’s a “journal” there doens’t have to be any valid factual information in that!! /s
NBC’s position on torture...it’s bad when used for national security but ok for making money.
I was going to watch until they booked Blagojevich. It went “political” there and looks like it’s going to have a “message”.
He was wrong in 1961, there were good shows on then. Howdy Doody was one of them, too, as I recently discovered after picking up a DVD with several episodes, Buffalo Bob telling kids to ask their parents to take them out to Sunday School.
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