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Fashion Star Crew Goes On Strike! Shuts Production Down!

The second season of Fashion Star is off to a rocky start after production came to a screeching halt on Saturday when International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees went on strike.

The NBC reality competition show is non-union, which means union members can work on the show, but since there isn't a union contract they aren't receiving pension and health benefits.

According to IATSE official Vanessa Holtgrew, the 70 or so workers plan to picket the show until a new contract is reached, which might be a while since there are no talks currently in progress.

If NBC wants a second season, especially since they just hired a new host, they better get their shiz together!

[Image courtesy of Fashion Star.]

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Lindsay Lohan's Liz & Dick Production Under Union Investigation!

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Uh-oh! The production of Liz & Dick may be in serious trouble once again!

And no, this time it isn't because of Lindsay Lohan!

While the actress has been notorious in the past for crying 'exhaustion' every time she got too messed up and missed her call-times, it appears that there may be some validity behind her latest incident on the set of the Lifetime movie, as two other crewmembers were hospitalized for the very same reasons over the weekend!

And now, two Hollywood unions have launched full investigations to ensure that the project isn't exceeding labor laws! And if Lindsay was accurate when she said via Twitter that she worked 85 hours in 4 days, then it could be a serious issue!

According to a statement from SAG-AFTRA, which represents actors:

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