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Prior Murder Conviction Prevents Dog The Bounty Hunter From Appearing On British TV Show

August 15th, 2012 11:18am EDT
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Reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman has been denied a travelling visa to Britain due to a prior murder conviction. As a result, Dog has been forced to pull out of an upcoming television show.

In 1977, the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star was sentenced to five years in jail after he was found guilty of standing by as his friend killed a drug dealer in Texas. Dog wound up serving just 18 months in jail.

Dog was expected to appear on the new season of "Celebrity Big Brother," but British officials refused to allow him to enter the country.
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'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Canceled

May 22nd, 2012 10:16am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter
The dog is done - A&E has canceled Dog the Bounty Hunter, citing "creative differences" with Duane "Dog" Chapman. According to TMZ, the network and Chapman had been negotiating over season 9, but the two sides couldn't meet in the middle.

The reality show lasted almost 250 episodes, and was spun off from Duane's appearance on A&E show Take This Job, which chronicles odd professions. The show reached international syndication, with airings in Australia, UK, Norway, and elsewhere.
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Involved In Heated Argument At Colorado Restaurant

July 13th, 2011 9:14am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter
TV tough guy Duane 'Dog' Chapman has been caught on camera during a furious confrontation with restaurant staff and customers as he filmed scenes for his reality show.

Chapman and his team swooped on a diner in Breckenridge, Colorado earlier this month as they tried to track down the owner's father, who has allegedly skipped bail.

However, the incident descended into chaos when several customers and members of staff confronted the camera crew, ordering them out of the eatery.

A scuffle broke out and one patron claimed he was assaulted by a member of Chapman's team, and the fight conti...
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Nicolas Cage Returns To Work Following Arrest

April 18th, 2011 9:52pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Troubled actor Nicolas Cage has returned to work two days after he was arrested on domestic violence charges after allegedly fighting with his wife on a Louisiana street.

The Kick-Ass star was arrested early on Saturday morning after police were called to break up a loud altercation between the actor and his wife Alice Kim.

Cage was freed on bail, posted by reality TV star and Cage fan Duane 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Chapman, on Saturday afternoon.

And now the actor is attempting to put his woes behind him and get back to work on the set of new film Medallion in New Orleans.

A source, who...
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Nicolas Cage Got A Tattoo Prior To Domestic Abuse Arrest

April 18th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage's awful night out in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday began with a visit to a tattoo parlor.

The actor was arrested early on Saturday morning and charged with domestic abuse and disturbing the peace after a cab driver called the police to report an allegedly intoxicated Cage arguing with his wife in the street.

And now TMZ.com has obtained a surveillance video taken inside a tattoo shop just before Cage was picked up.

Arriving with his arms around two friends, Cage removes his jacket and sits for what appears to be a spur-of-the-moment tattoo.

His wife Alice Kim then enter...
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Nicolas Cage Bailed Out By Dog The Bounty Hunter

April 17th, 2011 10:39am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter and Nicolas Cage
Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has been freed on bail posted by reality TV star Duane Chapman after he was arrested on domestic violence charges in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday morning.

The Season of the Witch star was detained by police after he was spotted arguing with his wife, Alice Kim, and booked on suspicion of offences including domestic violence, disturbing the peace and public drunkenness.

A police statement reads, "Cage and his wife were standing in front of a residence that he insisted was the property the couple was renting. She disagreed..."

Cage then reportedly attempt...
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Celebrity Impersonators Flock to Las Vegas for the Reel Awards - Do They Pull off Their Stars Though?

February 27th, 2011 5:45pm EST
Impersonators
This is why What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas: the "stars" - Lady Gaga, Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Pattinson and a myriad of others - were out Thursday night at the Golden Nugget casino in Las Vegas for the 20th Annual Reel Awards - given to the best celebrity impersonators from around the world.

Yes, around the world.

The event is a spoof/tribute to the Academy Awards and is presented as such; with categories that mirror the Oscars, like Best Actor, Best Actress and a Lifetime Achievement Award. It also has its own categories, like Best Tribute Band, Best Classic Crooner and Most Professi...
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Randy Quaid & Wife Arrested In Canada

October 23rd, 2010 11:30am EDT
Randy Quaid
Fugitive actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi have been arrested in Vancouver, Canada, four days after a California judge issued a warrant for their arrest.

The pair became wanted criminals after failing to show up for an arraignment hearing in a Santa Barbara courthouse on Monday. The court date stemmed from their arrest in September, when they were busted for felony vandalism for allegedly squatting in a Montecito home they once owned.

TV bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman issued a public ultimatum to the Quaids during an appearance on late night talk show "Lopez Tonight" on Thursday, call...
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Anna David On 'Reality Matters'

April 5th, 2010 1:58pm EDT
Anna David Reality Matters
What do you get when you give a dozen writers who are hooked on reality television a pen and paper? Reality Matters. The book, edited by Anna David, is a brilliant compilation of essays by various writers coming clean about the reality shows they can’t stop watching. Why do we love this genre? Why are we glued to the TV every week as if our lives would end if we didn’t see who The Bachelor picked as his bride-to-be, or which wannabe star got the boot on American Idol? The book explores such shows like The Real Housewives of New York City, The Hills, Married by America, Project Runway, The O...
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'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Won't Face Charges

June 16th, 2009 2:41pm EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
TV bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman will not face charges over an April incident in which a man allegedly fired a gun at him, after the suspect's lawyer accused the star of making false accusations.

Chapman, known on TV as Dog The Bounty Hunter, and bail bondsman Bobby Brown were in pursuit of Hoang Nguyen in Colorado when the fugitive reportedly shot a handgun in their direction.

The pair fired back with paintball guns as Nguyen fled the scene on a motorcycle, and he was later arrested and charged with attempted homicide. But no weapon or bullet casings were found on Nguyen's pers...
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Sun Block 5000: Celebrities Who Should Avoid The Sun

May 29th, 2009 9:59am EDT
Pink
Skin care is extremely important to any movie star, television personality or famous musician - or anyone in the public eye. Some stars can live to 90 years old and still look like a teenager; however, some people's complexion can go south in a hurry if they over do it with solar exposure.

Then there are a few celebrities who have the appearance of an old catcher's mitt or have the facial features of a 100-year-old crocodile. These celebrities aren't getting any "Oil of Olay" or "Estee Lauder" moisturizing contracts anytime soon.

Here's a list of some most "reptilian" celebri...
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman's Shooter Arrested For Attempted Homicide

April 22nd, 2009 7:35pm EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
The fugitive who allegedly fired a handgun at TV bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman has been arrested for attempted homicide. The Dog The Bounty Hunter star and bail bondsman Bobby Brown were in pursuit of Hoang Nguyen in Colorado on Tuesday when the suspect allegedly shot a handgun in their direction.

The pair fired back with paintball guns as Nguyen fled the scene on a motorcycle.

Nguyen was eventually arrested by Chapman in the early hours of Wednesday.

According to police in Colorado Springs, he was booked based on initial accusations made by Chapman, despite a lack of ...
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Shot At During Latest Bounty Hunt

April 22nd, 2009 11:48am EDT
Dog
TV bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman escaped injury on Tuesday when he and his colleague were shot at by a man they were attempting to apprehend.

The Dog The Bounty Hunter star and bail bondsman Bobby Brown were in pursuit of Hoang Nguyen in Colorado when the suspect fired a handgun in their direction.

According to police in Colorado Springs, the pair fired back with paintball guns as Nguyen fled the scene on a motorcycle.

He was eventually arrested by Chapman in the early hours of Wednesday, reports TMZ.com.

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'30 Rock' Recap: 'Retreat To Move Forward'

January 23rd, 2009 10:00am EST
30 Rock
Jack pokes his head into Liz' office with nearly identical headshots (ala Ten Things I Hate About You), asking her which one she prefers. She picks the one where he's in a blue tie (typical liberal!) which he calls "wacky,"

Then she gets talked into going with him to a Six Signa corporate retreat at which he's giving the keynote speech because he's nervous since he hasn't seen any of those guys since his time in the Bush administration. Though he still won't quite say "what went on there," we are privy to a quick flashback of him about to kiss another man. Is this just a little tast...
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Top A&E Shows You Should Be Watching

November 24th, 2008 11:17am EST
Gene Simmons Family Jewels
A&E is a great channel to catch up on The Sopranos, Third Watch, and CSI Miami and to indulge in their reality show lineup. A&E's most popular reality shows include Criss Angel Mindfreak, Dog The Bounty Hunter, and Gene Simmons Family Jewels. There are a few others that you should be watching; here are the top picks.

Intervention, Mondays at 8:00 PM

Why it's great: It's very inspiring and powerful yet makes you feel a little better about yourself, however wrong that may be! Family and friends of addicts unsuspectingly meet with a counselor and stage an intervention for the peop...
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Dog The Bounty Hunter Sues Publicist

October 26th, 2008 5:30pm EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman has launched a new legal battle with his former publicist over claims she leaked personal information about him to a tabloid. Chapman, star of the TV show Dog The Bounty Hunter, filed a lawsuit against Maureen Krutonog in the circuit court of Hawaii on Thursday, alleging she "damaged his career" by selling "private and confidential information" about him to the National Enquirer.

In court documents obtained by TMZ.com, Chapman also accuses Krutonog of "manufacturing lies" to sell to the tabloids in order to generate publicity for her client.

Chapman hit...
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Surviving Survivalist Television: 'Man Vs. Wild' Versus 'Survivorman'

June 9th, 2008 9:22am EDT
Man vs. Wild
At the age of 23 Bear Grylls was the youngest climber ever to ascend the summit at Mount Everest. Recently Bear drank his own urine for the amusement of thousands of television viewers. In 2000 Grylls traveled around the island of the United Kingdom on a jet ski. While filming in the African savannah Bear took a hearty bite out of a recently deceased zebra. In 2003 he led the first-ever unassisted crossing of the North Atlantic Arctic Ocean by boat. This past fall Bear skinned and disemboweled a camel then used the empty carcass for shelter.

Bear Grylls is without a doubt a self-profes...
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Returns To TV

February 19th, 2008 2:52pm EST
Dog
TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman is set to make a return to the small screen - just months after his show was axed following his racial slur scandal.

Chapman's TV show was pulled by network A&E after the bounty hunter's son went public with a tape on which he was heard calling his Mexican girlfriend a "whore" and a "n**ger". However the network has reconsidered its decision after Chapman took part in a number of events to promote racial equality.

According to TMZ.com, A&E has not yet set a premiere date, but has organized filming in Hawaii to commence immediately.

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Mexico Drops Extradition Warrant For Duane 'Dog' Chapman

January 30th, 2008 8:59am EST
Dog The Bounty Hunter
A Mexican judge has ruled TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman cannot be extradited to Mexico to face kidnapping charges, ending a lengthy legal battle.

The star of reality show Dog The Bounty Hunter traveled to Mexico to capture serial rapist Andrew Luster - the heir to the Max Factor cosmetics empire - in June 2003.

But Chapman, his son and another cohort found themselves on the wrong side of the law when Mexican authorities in Puerto Vallarta learned of plans to track and capture Luster.

Bounty hunting is illegal in Mexico.

After a brief spell behind bars, Chapman and his ...
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AFI 2007 'Moments Of Significance' Include Writers Strike, 'Planet Earth'

December 27th, 2007 1:26pm EST
High School Musical 2
The American Film Institute (AFI) just announced the year's AFI "Moments of Significance." These seven noteworthy events were determined to have had an impact on the world of the moving image during the calendar year 2007.

Each year, AFI Awards adds another volume to the history of American film and television by documenting the collective opinion of the moving image communities, archiving the year's significant moments and honoring the talent and collaborative teams who have created the year's outstanding accomplishments. Ten AFI Movies of the Year and 10 AFI Television Programs of th...
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Dog Gets Death Threats From White Supremacist Group For Slur Apology

November 16th, 2007 11:32am EST
Duane
A group of hardcore white supremacists have put a bounty on Duane 'Dog' Chapman's head after he publicly apologized for racial slurs he was caught using in a taped conversation.

The TV bounty hunter's son went public with the tape after Chapman lashed out at his Mexican girlfriend, calling her a "whore" and a "n----r", during a family argument.

The National Enquirer then broadcast the tape on the internet, prompting a shamed Chapman to appear on CNN's Larry King Live to apologize for his ill-advised rant.

And now it seems his apology has upset members of the Aryan Nation, who...
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Forgives Son For Leaking Tape

November 9th, 2007 10:15am EST
Dog
TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman forgives his son for selling a tape of a controversial conversation to a U.S. tabloid for cash. The star of reality TV show Dog, The Bounty Hunter was heard referring to his son Tucker's Latino girlfriend as a "whore" and a "n**ger" on the tape, which landed in the hands of editors at the National Enquirer. But Chapman insists he had his son's best interests in mind while making the comments and forgives him for selling the tape to the publication for $15,000.

He says, "I heard this girl was maybe not being the best for Tucker - and I'll leave it like that ...
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Woman To Sue Dog The Bounty Hunter For Slander

November 9th, 2007 8:46am EST
Duane
The woman who Duane 'Dog' Chapman repeatedly referred to as a "whore" and a "n&%$#@" in a leaked audio tape recording is planning to sue the shamed TV star.

A taped phone conversation Chapman had with his son Tucker, in which he made his offensive remarks against Tucker's Latino girlfriend Monique Shinnery, ended up in the hands of editors at the National Enquirer, who went public with it last week. And now Shinnery is planning to sue Chapman for slander.

She says, "I want justice. He has slandered me, stated that I have bad character and repeatedly lied about me on national tel...
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Dog The Bounty Hunter: 'I Want America To Forgive Me'

November 8th, 2007 10:08am EST
Dog The Bounty Hunter
Shamed TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman has urged fans of his reality show to "forgive him" for his recent racist slur. Production on the Dog The Bounty Hunter was halted by A&E television, the company behind the hit TV series, just days after a tape recording of Chapman's controversial phone conversation with his son ended up in the hands of editors at the National Enquirer.

In the recording, Chapman can be heard repeatedly referring to his son Tucker's Latino girlfriend as a "whore" and a "n&#$%@." But Chapman has asked viewers to write to A&E to get the series back on the air - and is de...
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Defended Against Racist Allegations

November 6th, 2007 3:04pm EST
Dog, The Bounty Hunter
Duane 'Dog' Chapman is "not a racist", according to his eldest son Christopher. Chapman, star of reality programme Dog, The Bounty Hunter, has been embroiled in controversy after he was heard referring to his other son Tucker's Latino girlfriend as a "whore" and a "n---er" in a tape recording - which was then sold to U.S. tabloid, the National Enquirer.

But Christopher - the eldest of Chapman's nine children - has defended his father against the allegations.

He tells TMZ.com, "My dad has never been like that. I've heard him say the 'N' word once or twice, but never to where he's b...
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TV Bounty Hunter Upset Over Racist Rant Expose

November 1st, 2007 8:47am EDT
Dog, The Bounty Hunter
TV tough guy Duane Chapman broke down before his pastor on Wednesday after he was exposed as a racist by a tabloid. The star of reality TV show Dog, The Bounty Hunter was heard referring to his son's Latino girlfriend as a "whore" and a "n$#@!" on the tape, which landed in the hands of editors at the National Enquirer.

Ironically, Chapman even considers what would happen if his comments made their way to the publication on the tape.

He's heard saying, "I'm not going to take a chance ever in life of losing everything I've worked for because some f**king n$#@! heard us say, 'n$#@!...
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U.S. Officials Hold Dog The Bounty Hunter's Bond

August 21st, 2007 10:30am EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
Just a couple of weeks after a Mexican judge threw out charges against American TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman, the U.S. Office Of International Affairs has issued an order not to release his bail bond.

The Dog The Bounty Hunter star escaped charges earlier this month relating to a June 2003 incident in Mexico, during which he planned to capture a serial rapist in Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast.

However, Chapman fell foul of the Mexican legal system by embarking on the mission, because bounty hunting is illegal in the country. Chapman, his son Leland and colleague Tim Chapman...
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Special Episode Details The Life & Origins Of The World’s Most Famous Bounty Hunter

August 12th, 2007 8:05am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter
Forty years ago, an angry and rebellious Duane “Dog” Chapman dropped out of school in the seventh grade never to return. Thirty years ago this summer, Dog began a five year sentence for his involvement in a murder.

After serving nineteen months in a notorious Texas prison, Dog emerged a changed man – determined to turn his life around and to help others along the way.

Looking back on the moments that helped create the word’s most famous bounty hunter, A&E presents "A Man Called Dog," a one-hour special that travels through the past with Dog, his wife Beth and his posse, as the l...
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Dog The Bounty Hunter Vows To Continue Bounty Hunting Away From Mexico

August 10th, 2007 12:02pm EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
Duange "Dog" Chapman has vowed to continue his bounty-hunting career - but will not return to Mexico on any future missions. The star of Dog The Bounty Hunter escaped charges earlier this month relating to a June 2003 incident in the country, during which he planned to capture serial rapist Andrew Luster - the heir to the Max Factor cosmetics empire - in Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast.

However, Chapman fell foul of the Mexican legal system by embarking on the mission, because bounty hunting is deemed illegal in the Latin American country. Chapman, his son Leland and colleague Tim...
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Bounty Hunter's Mexican Charges To Be Dropped?

August 2nd, 2007 11:46am EDT
Dog The Bounty Hunter
TV star Duane 'Dog' Chapman is set to escape all charges relating to a 2003 bounty hunting mission in Mexico, according to reports. The star of Dog The Bounty Hunter had traveled with two members of his crew, including his son, to Mexico to capture serial rapist Andrew Luster - the heir to the Max Factor cosmetics empire - in Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast in June.

But Chapman fell foul of the Mexican legal system by embarking on the mission, because bounty hunting is deemed illegal in the Latin American country.

Chapman, his son Leland and their colleague Tim Chapman - wh...
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