Dancing with the Stars Recap: Charlie Eliminated on Semi-Finals Night (5/12/14)

Charlie (rightmost, photo) & Sharna (2nd from right) leave Dancing with the Stars‘ semifinals and American icons night. In jeopardy were the other Olympians Meryl (leftmost) &  pro partner Maks (2nd from left) and Amy & partner Derek. Also in the 2-part finals on Monday & Tuesday are James & Peta and Candace & Mark. High School Musical Choreographer Ken Ortega guest judged. Last week’s leaderboard, minus eliminated couple Danica & Val, looked like this: Amy & Derek 79 Charlie & Sharna 78 James & Peta 75 Candace & Mark 73 Meryl & Maks 70 Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas Count on…

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Judge Judy Recap: $2,100 for Truck Damaged by Wife (5/12/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $2,100 to Cody Lowry, for damage to his truck(photo)’s windows and lights, caused by estranged wife Brigitte Lowry. Judge Judy dismisses Sierra Booth‘s suit for babysitting fees and former employer Adam Hageman‘s counterclaim for stolen items like an Xbox, cellullar phone, speakers and iPod. The judge then awards $366 to David Brown for his daughter’s mom Michelle Marek‘s share of a laptop. Judge Judy dismisses Michelle’s $2,700 counterclaim for hauling fees. The judge dismisses Stephanie Razo‘s suit against her friend Taylor Peavy, for allegedly putting stolen goods in her bag, and for a phone bill. Truck…

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Shark Tank Recap: Robert Herjavec Invests $500k In Foldable Kayak (5/9/14)

Among the investors in Shark Tank, Robert Herjavec has always been the man with this ceaseless fascination for big toys and anything that brings out the child in him. So it’s no surprise that he gamely made an offer to Ardy Sobhani, Anton Willis and Roberto Gutierrez (photo in this recap), owners of Oru Kayak, for half a million dollars in exchange for a quarter of business ownership. Oru Kayak was pitched as the ultimate solution to hassle-free storing and transporting of durable and effective kayaks. A unit weighs half the weight of its regular counterparts (26 pounds alone) and…

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Judge Judy Recap 5/9/14: $1,200 for Ex-Wife’s Loan for Son’s Bed

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $466 to Richard Delgado, Sr. for car damage inflicted by Zakkai Jones, Tammieka Jones’ 8-year-old son. The judge then awards $2,000 to Sonya Lovejoy whose ex-boyfriend Randy Ward claims that he put her belongings on the porch. Judge Judy then awards $240 to Accountant Natoria Parks, for the balance of Amber Hicks’ tax services fee. Lastly, the judge awards $1,200 to police officer Eric Smith (photo), for his ex-wife Charlette Smith’s loan. Car Damage Zakkai of Ocala, FL, tells the judge that he has two sisters and one brother. Zakkai admits to the judge that he had thrown rocks…

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The Voice Recap: Usher, Shakira’s Fates Reversed In Shocking Results (5/6/14)

The skies finally cleared for Usher and Shakira after two consecutive weeks of painfully hearing the names of their artists dropped from the roster on The Voice. Tonight’s results show came as an early treat for the two coaches with Josh Kaufman getting the first stamp of approval into the semis, followed by Kristen Merlin. Christina Grimmie and Jake Worthington eventually joined the mix, leaving the more powerful singers practically begging for votes in the most suspense-filled instant save night this season. The bottom four artists (Sisaundra Lewis, Audra McLaughlin, Kat Perkins and Delvin Choice) definitely upset Adam Levine and…

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