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Claim: 'Fear Factor' Bosses Warn Contestant Not to Talk About Donkey Semen Stunt

February 01, 2012 12:02:51

"" might not want people to keep talking about the donkey semen stunt that received a backlash from an animal activist group. Claire Odioso, one of the contestants who drank a glass of the sperm in the controversial episode, reportedly has been warned by the show's executives not to talk about the stunt.

Claire and her twin sister Brynne Odioso, who also joined the challenge, recently appeared on TMZ Live to defend the act. Claire has since reportedly got a call from the show's executives who threaten her with possible lawsuits if she releases another word regarding the stunt.

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NBC Yanks 'Fear Factor' Donkey Semen Episode Off Schedule

January 30, 2012 11:01:41

NBC has apparently made a decision to pull off a "" episode which features donkey semen stunt from the schedule. After listing the controversial outing titled "Hee Haw! Hee Haw!" for Monday, January 30, the Peacock now replaces it with a repeat of "Snake Bite", which first aired on January 2, according to its updated press release.

TMZ additionally reports that two channel guides - one is in Los Angeles and another is in New York City - now list the repeat instead of the donkey semen episode, which the Peacock teased by saying that the contestants will eat "the unimaginable". Moreover, promos for the said outing are no longer available on the Internet.

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'Fear Factor' Donkey Semen Stunt May Not Be Aired

January 29, 2012 04:01:02

Donkey semen is not something to make fun of, especially for a TV show, animal activists said. Soon after "" host Joe Rogan revealed to EW about the grossest stunt they have ever done, American Donkey & Mule Society (ADMS) stepped up to voice their protests.

ADMS' President told TMZ they don't "condone use of the animals in such a manner", adding "We feel this is a negative event and was not well thought out by the producers." It looks like the producers and NBC heads are considering to pull the episode from its Monday, January 30 schedule anyway.

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First Photos and Premiere Date of 'Fear Factor' Unveiled

October 20, 2011 10:10:41

NBC has set a premiere date for "Fear Factor". Years after it was canceled, the reality game show will return on the peacock on Monday, December 12 with a two-hour premiere, taking over "" slot after the singing competition show wraps its latest season on December 5.

NBC has additionally given a first taste of the challenging stunts by releasing first pictures of the revamped show. Making their way out via Entertainment Weekly, the photos give a sneak peek at some explosive stunts and a challenge involving black goo and scorpions. Some other stunts, which contestants have to get through to win a $50,000 prize, include the ones called "Towering Inferno" and the "Helicopter TNT Crash".

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'Fear Factor' Filming Stopped After Contestant Injured in Stunt Accident

August 15, 2011 08:08:47

A "" contestant has been involved in a stunt accident. She was reportedly performing a stunt with a safety harness on top of a truck which then hit another car. Sources said the woman was shook up a little from the collision, but she was not thrown from the vehicle.

The female contestant was taken to hospital by an on-set EMT. She suffered no major injuries and was released from the hospital a few hours later. It is still unclear if the woman will return to continue her gig on the show.

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NBC Brings Back 'Fear Factor', Joe Rogan May Return as Host

June 03, 2011 08:06:52

Almost five years after canceling "", NBC is reviving the action classic show and has ordered 10 episodes. The idea pops up after the show's repeats draw high ratings on sister cable channel Chiller.

"No one has come close to doing what they've done on that show," NBC's head of alternative programming Paul Telegdy says. "You go back and they've stood the test of time. It always had this incredible spectacle to it."

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