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Deberg_1990 12-11-2012 07:07 PM

"Storage Wars" Dave Hester sues show...calls it a fraud
 
heheh....Nice try Dave....as if we didnt know already......



http://www.deadline.com/2012/12/a-ca...y-cast-member/



Storage Wars star Dave Hester today sued A&E and the producers of the reality show, calling it a staged “fraud on the public”. Represented by attorney Marty Singer in his suit (read it here), Hester is seeking more than $750,000 in damages and fees from the network and Original Productions for their actions and for firing him from the show. “When Plaintiff David Hester (“Hester”) complained to producers that A&E’s fraudulent conduct of salting and staging the storage lockers was possibly illegal, he was fired from the Series. As further evidence of Defendants’ outrageous conduct, they purported to rescind their written exercise of an option retaining Hester’s services this coming season,” says the 14-page complaint, which is suing for wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of good faith and fair dealing, unfair business practices and declaratory relief.

Reality shows are often accused of sleight-of-hand manipulation of events, contestants and other participants, but Hester’s suit tarnishes Storage Wars almost from top to bottom. “Nearly every aspect of the Series is faked, even down to the plastic surgery that one of the female cast members underwent in order to create more “sex appeal” for the show, the cost of which was paid for by Original,” the suit claims. “Original regularly ‘salts’ the storage lockers that are the subject of the auctions portrayed on the Series with valuable or unusual items to add dramatic effect, even going so far as to stage entire storage units. Original also manipulates the outcome of certain auctions by paying for storage units on behalf of the weaker cast members who lack the both the skill and financial wherewithal to place winning bids,” it adds. Hester is seeking a jury trial.


Now in its third season, the highly rated Storage Wars pits buyers against one another for contents of abandoned storage lockers. Known as “the Mogul,” Hester has been one of the seven main participants on the show since it debuted in 2010. The second half of Storage Wars’ latest season began last week.

Chocolate Hog 12-11-2012 07:08 PM

Sucks he got fired the show will go down hill.

stonedstooge 12-11-2012 07:09 PM

YYYYYYYUUUUPPPPPP

Brock 12-11-2012 07:10 PM

Of course it's fake. There's never anything but dirty underwear in abandoned storage units.

Munson 12-11-2012 07:11 PM

Never did like him. He seems like a giant pussy.

seclark 12-11-2012 07:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brock (Post 9200796)
Of course it's fake. There's never anything but dirty underwear in abandoned storage units.

and ****in rats.
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stonedstooge 12-11-2012 07:14 PM

Bugeater on suicide watch

HonestChieffan 12-11-2012 07:14 PM

Who?

Dr. Facebook Fever 12-11-2012 07:15 PM

They really will make a show about anything anymore and people really will watch.

Sorter 12-11-2012 07:16 PM

http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/2904/wellbye.jpg

siberian khatru 12-11-2012 07:19 PM

Um, people -- it's a REALITY show. Therefore, it HAS to be real.

Case dismissed.

KC Tattoo 12-11-2012 07:21 PM

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/...es/brandi6.jpg

Brandi is not pleased


Should kick Jarrod to the curb any ways.

theelusiveeightrop 12-11-2012 07:22 PM

People are going to war over storage?

KC Tattoo 12-11-2012 07:22 PM

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/...es/brandi3.jpg

Only reason to watch

Unless your Omaha

/too fat

GloryDayz 12-11-2012 07:24 PM

Wow..... If only the Chiefs didn't suck balls!


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