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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Can Blagojevich Survive the Jungle? Reality Show Wants To Know

Posted By on Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:22 AM

Producers at NBC have asked former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to participate in a reality show titled, "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!"

The show drops ten celebrities in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle "to face challenges designed to test their skills in adapting to the wilderness."

Yesterday Blagojevich misquoted Teddy Roosevelt during a court appearance in which he pleaded "not guilty" to charges of racketeering and fraud. The one problem with the reality-show offer? Blago's bond does not allow him to leave the United States -- though one of his attorneys plans to ask if the governor could leave to tape the show in June.

Can you imagine watching the ex-governor comb his hair in the jungle using a tremendous palm frond? Now that is must-see TV. 

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