floored by porn scandal - Herald Sun - 2nd April
(Credit: Herald Sun)
Hit television show Gladiators
has been implicated in an internet porn scandal
after pictures of a Queensland contestant were
found on a raunchy gay site.
Sheet-metal worker Sam Brodie was discovered on
the gay porn website "Seduced Straight Guys"
under the pseudonym Ben in several provocative
poses, including wearing a Queensland Reds jumper.
The pictures have been picked up by DNA magazine.
23-year-old describes himself on the site as "a
bit of a ladies' man".
spokesman for Gladiators said Brodie was part
of the show but lost and would not be "going
forward" with future episodes.
might have bombed out on Sunday night, but it
may not be a complete loss for the part-time poser.
now has a new fanbase - gay internet site "Same
Same", which made the story the lead on its
website yesterday afternoon.
the star of the original Gladiators was Vulcan,
and the man himself has a message for the current
crop - you're soft.
new version was a winner for Channel 7, pulling
1.8 million viewers.
Vulcan, real name John Seru, isn't a fan.
were soft compared to us," said Seru, 44.
should have been there to show them how it should
be done because I'm still the man."