MTV Dodges Suit Over 'True Life: I'm A Chubby Chaser'

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought against MTV by a participant on the network’s show "True Life: I'm a Chubby Chaser" who said he received death threats after MTV revealed his address on the program, ruling that the participant had signed a location release barring his claims.

Judge Marcy Friedman of the New York State Supreme Court granted MTV’s motion to dismiss the complaint, finding no legal evidence to support Tristan Watson’s claim that the show's production company Day Old Teeth...
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