'Price Is Right' Fired Model For Pregnancy, Jury Hears

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a former “The Price is Right” model told a California jury Tuesday that the game show’s producer, FremantleMedia Ltd., illegally fired her because she’d been pregnant, then falsely claimed she wasn’t suited to host Drew Carey’s improvisational style.

 

In opening statements at the start of Brandi Cochran’s employment discrimination trial against producers FremantleMedia and The Price Is Right Productions Inc., attorney James Urbanic said they concocted lies that the former Miss America couldn’t keep pace with Carey’s improv style because they feared...
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