Archive for July 23rd, 2010

 I blame Simon Cowell, says ‘humiliated’ hopeful – TV & Radio, Media – The Independent. Britain’s Got Talent singer sues Simon Cowell Emma Amelia Pearl Czikai lodged a disability discrimination claim against the show’s creator and star, Simon Cowell, his production company Syco, and Freemantle Media. Ms Czikai suffers from cervical spine neuritis, which causes severe neck pain and headaches.

She claims that the producers knew about her condition, but discriminated against her and has accused the show and its judges of ‘exploitation, humiliation, degradation and barbarism’.

Obviously not underestimating her talent, Ms Czikai said she was seeking £300,000 for injured feelings, compensation of £1m and loss of earnings of £1.25m.

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