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Blagojevich wants to be a celebrity cast-away

Disgraced ex-governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is awaiting court approval to appear on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in a bid to transform himself from political outcast to celebrity cast-away. Blagojevich would appear on the show in June, pending permission from courts trying him on various charges relating to allegations of attempting to sell President Barack Obama's empty US Senate seat.
April 16, 2009

Disgraced ex-governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is awaiting court approval to appear on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in a bid to transform himself from political outcast to celebrity cast-away. Blagojevich would appear on the show in June, pending permission from courts trying him on various charges relating to allegations of attempting to sell President Barack Obama’s empty US Senate seat.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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