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Apparent Survivor Contestants Messed Up Big Time

They may have spilled the beans too early about being on the show, could face $5M penalty

(Newser) - "Outwit, outplay, outlast" is the motto for CBS' hit reality show Survivor, but Alec Merlino and Kara Kay may not have done so hot on the first part. TMZ outs the two as contestants on season 37, which just finished filming in Fiji last week, but only after the... More »

McKayla Maroney Paid $1.25M to Keep Quiet About Sex Abuse

According to report on confidentiality agreement with USA Gymnastics

(Newser) - A lawyer for McKayla Maroney says the Olympic great was forced into signing a confidentiality agreement by USA Gymnastics to cover up her sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, the Wall Street Journal reports. A lawsuit filed Wednesday by attorney John Manly says Maroney had been "suffering... More »

Cosby Is Suing Accuser for Breach of Contract

Sues Andrea Constand for violating confidentiality agreement in 2006 settlement

(Newser) - Two days before a judge moved forward with the sexual assault case against him, Bill Cosby sued his accuser, claiming she breached a confidentiality agreement signed as part of a 2006 settlement. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports specific allegations weren't made clear on Tuesday when a judge partially lifted a... More »

Why JLo's Boyfriend Can't Talk About JLo

He had to sign a confidentiality agreement, like all her staff

(Newser) - Don't expect JLo's 25-year-old boytoy to dish on their relationship. Like all her staff, Casper Smart has signed a non-disclosure/confidentiality agreement, Radar reveals. He apparently signed it when he was indeed under her employ (he's a choreographer), but a source tells Radar, "Casper had absolutely no... More »

Cain Accuser Wants Permission to Speak Out

She seeks release from confidentiality agreement in settlement

(Newser) - Exactly the news Herman Cain didn't want to hear today: One of the two women who accused him of sexual harassment wants to go public, reports the Washington Post . The woman wants the National Restaurant Association to release her from a confidentiality agreement that was part of her settlement,... More »

Docs Turn to 'Gag Orders' to Choke Bad Web Reviews

(Newser) - An explosion of online forums for the discussion and rating of physicians has doctors fighting back, the Washington Post reports. Afraid of negative—perhaps spurious—reviews on the Web, some MDs are denying care unless a patient signs a non-disclosure agreement. Though opponents call the agreements “illegal, unenforceable, and... More »

Torre Tell-All Has Yanks Mulling Gag Rule

(Newser) - Joe Torre’s new book about his tenure as Yankees manager has the franchise in such a tizzy that the front office is considering a “non-disparagement clause” in future contracts, Newsday reports. Unlike other teams, the Yankees have never insisted on confidentiality agreements with players and management. “Up... More »

McCartney, Mills Can't Seal Deal

Despite earlier reports, couple fail to reach an agreement

(Newser) - Paul McCartney and Heather Mills again failed to strike a divorce agreement today, and the judge hearing their case will announce a decision in a few weeks, opening up the possibility that the action will be heard in open court. If either side contests the judge's ruling, the case will... More »

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