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Former ‘Storage Wars’ Star Reportedly Sued Producers Because It Was So Fake

One of many greatest points with actuality TV is that not every part you see is definitely actual. There have been greater than few situations of producers being caught “staging” sure moments in a collection or editors slicing collectively clips and scenes that have been clearly from totally different days and areas to make a story “work” for the present. Heck, some moments are straight-up scripted. And there are quite a lot of Storage Wars followers who need to know if the present is actual.

In response to David Hester, former star of ‘Storage Wars,’ the collection is something however actual.

He claims that the manufacturing firms behind the collection, Fremantle, A+E Networks, and Authentic Productions, have been all about faking the present to inform an entire narrative. The collection is based on people going to storage unit “auctions” after which seeing who would get the very best haul.

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Supply: A&E

Every unit that is been locked after folks have both refused cost or forgotten to replace their bank card info is supposedly an entire shock to the people featured on this system. There have been some really outstanding finds within the present’s historical past, with folks making a ton of cash off very minimal investments.

David Hester says that the “real” narratives {of professional} auction-goers trying to strive their luck in these storage models are very, very pretend. He claims that that the manufacturing firms concerned duped audiences, that the consumers within the present have been really pre-paired with storage models, that means that the “luck of the draw” was really all orchestrated by a bunch of producers.

David even says that quite a lot of the “shock finds” within the lockers are literally planted there by the manufacturing firms. He then stated he was fired from the present for complaining in regards to the lack of integrity from the present’s producers. In reality, he even sued A&E for wrongful termination, saying that the one motive he was fired was as a result of he expressed considerations about the entire staging that was occurring within the collection.

David additionally goes on to say that the interviews with the present’s stars are fully scripted and that quite a lot of the extra entertaining sequences are all staged and deliberate out by producers, together with the dramatic auctions. Hester even claimed that A&E provided to pay for some bidders’ lockers to offer them a bonus over of us who had more cash and that the community even paid for some feminine stars’ beauty surgical procedures.

“Almost each facet of the Sequence is faked, even all the way down to the cosmetic surgery that one of many feminine forged members underwent with a view to create extra ‘intercourse attraction’ for the present,” David claimed.

He additionally acknowledged that there was quite a lot of misdirection occurring with the present’s edits: “Whereas on location filming an public sale, Defendants (A&E) additionally movie footage of the forged members and the general public bidding when no precise public sale is happening with a view to make it seem that any of the forged members is bidding at any given public sale, whether or not or not she or he is definitely bidding on the unit.”

David finally settled his lawsuit with A&E for an unrevealed quantity, however his authentic lawsuit was for $750,000. The “settlement” facet of the lawsuit in all probability signifies that he acquired lower than what he was suing for.

There have been a number of different reviews that spoke to the veracity, or fairly, lack thereof, of Storage Wars, with many echoing that producers picked “favorites” and the models have been populated with antiques from personal holders to offer sure episodes extra “pop.”

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