Things are going to get ugly over at the house that Ted Harbert‘s ex-girlfriend, three sisters and Simon Cowell‘s former whipping boy built. In the wake of today’s WGA West monitored secret-ballot results, which show 46 E! writer yea’s and one nay in favor of joining the union, incoming parent company Comcast is having none of it.

Never mind that The Soup writer Greg Fideler is quoted in this afternoon’s LA Times report as saying “Comcast made a public statement saying it believes in the sanctity of a secret-ballot election, and that’s exactly what we’ve participated in. Comcast must now do its part and begin talks with the Writers Guild.”

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