We’ve all had the same thought when Survivor characters battle for a reward or Road Rulers skydive over the Grand Canyon: they won’t show it if someone dies. Apparently one
The show was T.I.’s Road to Redemption and the episode took T.I. to a funeral home where the body of a young man was shown on TV, and the family of that young man decided to sue.
Billboard reports “the claims were invasion of privacy, negligent misrepresentations about the
From there, the issue became who owed the family the money, Viacom, the company that owns MTV, or their
While MTV/Viacom did pay the family, they are now battling it out in court with AXIS. The total sum
The lesson, though, is don’t show dead bodies on television, which we all kind of knew to begin with.