Judge Mathis Recap 6/3/14: $1,098 for Cell Phone Bills

Judge Mathis awards $5,000 to Joe Altman-Beatham $5,000 for jewelry that Randall VanVleck stole. The judge also awards $1,098 to Dominique Simmons for Ashley Anderson’s unpaid cell phone bills. Judge Mathis also finds for Danielle, for the cell phone that former friend Bakari Nixon damaged, and his loan. Bakari claims that he and Danielle had a sexual relationship. The judge also awards $2,415 to Jamilah Twyman, for her brother Derek Colquitt’s traffic tickets. Derek had claimed that he had paid for the tickets. Traffic Tickets Jamilah Twyman sues her brother Derek Colquitt for $2,415, for 10 traffic tickets and emotional…

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MasterChef Recap: Culinary Student, Food Sales Employee Eliminated (6/2/14)

Former Culinary Student and Call Center Representative Whitney (photo) and Food Sales Employee Astrid leave MasterChef. Courtney wins the Mystery Box challenge and chooses meatloaf as the Elimination Test dish. The other choices were Spaghetti & Meatballs and Hamburger. Courtney was exempted from the Elimination Test. She also chose the 10 contestants who join her on the deck overlooking the kitchen. Music Video Director Francis wins the Elimination Test, and Whitney lost it. Astrid lost the Mystery Box Challenge. Tonight, 22 home cooks remain from last week’s 30. The winner gets $250,000 and her or his own cookbook. Judge Gordon Ramsay…

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Judge Judy Recap 6/2/14: $2,500 Suit Against Wedding DJ Dismissed

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses Ali Ranjbar (photo) & Ati Hakimi‘s suit against DJ Farzad Khorsidian, for $2,500, for their $600 deposit for a postponed reception, and hiring a new DJ. The reception was cancelled 5-6 days before, because Ati had a pre-terminated pregnancy. The judge then awards $2,108 to Kate Niman for ex-girlfriend Heather Smith’s unauthorized card charges. Heather counters that Kate could have racked up the charges herself, but Judge Judy points out that Heather admitted having money problems. Cancelled Reception There are only 2 new cases today, and both are pretty straightforward. Ali and Ati of San Diego, CA, sue DJ…

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Judge Mathis Recap: Mom, Daughter Hug After $2,867 Loan & Stolen Money Suit (6/2/14)

Judge Mathis awards Travis Simpson $1,000 for being chased out of the store where he worked, by his manager Denise Castleman’s husband Jason Castleman, with a gun. The judge dismisses his suit against the Castlemans for gay discrimination and unpaid wages. He also dismisses their $5,000 countersuit for emotional distress. Judge Mathis then awards $2,106 to Michael Womack for his loan to ex-girlfriend Amy Dalton. The judge then awards $2,867 to Belinda Jones, for money that her daughter Katrina Jones had borrowed and stolen from her. This is Nerdles‘ 1st Judge Mathis recap. Gay Discrimination Travis Simpson of Columbus, OH, sues…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: Season 9 Premieres Age-defying Acts & The Golden Buzzer (5/27/14)

Mel B., Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Howard Stern and Nick Cannon are back for the 9th Season of America’s Got Talent. As promised, the acts that moved the judges were genuinely awesome! On the first broadcast of the auditions, AGT proved that talent and skill abound across age levels. From 9-year old piano genius Adrian Romoff (photo in this recap) to the car-pulling 93-year old Mike Greenstein (a.k.a. The Mighty Atom Jr.), there’s no denying that AGT is gearing up to be the best reality show this summer! This season, AGT introduces the golden buzzer where each judge is given…

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