Unapproved NBC Interviews Land ‘Survivor’ Hatch In Jail

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

The lawyer for “Survivor” winner Richard Hatch said Wednesday that her client was taken to jail because he granted two TV interviews without getting the required permission from the federal Bureau of Prisons.

Hatch had been serving the remainder of his prison term for tax evasion on home confinement at his sister’s home in Rhode Island. He granted three television interviews–to NBC’s “Today” show, NBC affiliate WJAR-TV and the NBC-owned “Access Hollywood.”


In the interviews, Hatch accused the prosecutor of misconduct and said the judge in the case discriminated against him because he was gay. More…