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Posts Tagged ‘Amber Lancaster’

CBS Foolishly Blows Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson Cover

Even the most inept April Fool’s prankster knows that broadcasting your plans weeks ahead of the big day is a sure-fire way to dilute the Tom-foolery.

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So then… Why would CBS package a video teaser and blast out a March 18 press release that takes 95% of the Showcase surprise out of next week’s daytime/late night swap? Maybe they feared that their older-skewing median viewers would teeter into health-risk territory without proper warning that Craig Ferguson‘s Tuesday, April 1 hosting of The Price is Right is not a permanent new deal. From the release:

Ferguson will be just the fourth person ever to host the game show for the network (in addition to Drew Carey, Bob Barker and Dennis James). Ferguson’s robot skeleton sidekick, Geoff Peterson, and pantomime horse, Secretariat, will join him as the gorgeous models.

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Another Price is Right Model Files Sexual Harassment Suit

Andrew Blankstein of the LA Times has posted a sordid legal complaint filed yesterday in LA Superior Court by former Price is Right model Lanisha Cole (pictured).

Never mind that the defendants are namesakes for Adam Sandler and Michael Richards, something the reporter has to make clear in the first paragraph of his article. Beginning with the charge that show producer Richards started communicating with Cole at the end of 2009 by means of written messages delivered through go-between staffers, there’s all kinds of crazy stuff here, including allegations of a Richards romance with another model (Amber Lancaster) and this very unpleasant alleged September 2010 incident involving Sandler:

Ignoring these [KNOCK BEFORE ENTERING] signs, as well as the verbal and later physical protests of the several women who were in the dressing room at the time, Sandler marched into the dressing room, walked straight to where Cole was changing outfits, and began scolding her for her failure to wear a microphone…

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