Ex-‘Price is Right’ model gets $8.5M in damages

HOLD FOR LYNN ELBER STORY/PERMISSION - FILE - In this February 2008 publicity image released by CBS Entertainment, host Drew Carey hosts pauses during a taping of of "The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular," one of six new specials to be broadcast on Fridays, beginning Feb. 22, 2008, on the CBS Television Network. A Los Angeles jury says a former model on "The Price is Right" was discriminated against by producers because of her pregnancy. The Superior Court jury awarded nearly $777,000 to Brandi Cochran on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton, File) ** MANDATORY CREDIT. NO ARCHIVE. NO SALES. NORTH AMERICA USE ONLY. **The producers of "The Price is Right" owe a former model on the show more than $7.7 million in punitive damages for discriminating against her after a pregnancy, a jury determined Wednesday.

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