Fear Factor Folly
This is pretty funny. A Fear Factor viewer is suing NBC for watching contestants eat rats.
Aitken's handwritten lawsuit contends the rat-eating made his blood pressure rise, resulting in being dizzy and lightheaded -- and vomiting. Because he was disoriented he ran into a doorway, "causing suffering, injury and great pain."
Asked why he didn’t shut off his television before the rat-eating segment, Aitken said he couldn’t do it quick enough.
Hmmm ... 2.5 million? Maybe I can sue for some money when the American Idol contestants' singing made my ears hurt.
Jeff Schiller on January 13, 2005 ~ 02:14 PM
Funny? Yes. Sad? Yes.
This story highlights so many things that are wrong: the show itself, someone would consider suing, that the show gets press because of this story…