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Barry Weiss Leaving ‘Storage Wars,’ Star Films Secret Farewell Episode Following Dave Hester Lawsuit
http://www.ibtimes.com ^ | june 25, 2013 | Rebecka Schumann

Posted on 06/26/2013 2:23:14 PM PDT by lowbridge

Stars of the hit A&E TV reality show “Storage Wars” are dropping like flies. Following a report that three main cast members of the series were being dropped due to budget cuts, an original star is also following suit.

Barry Weiss, 54, one of the primary treasure hunters on the long-running series which chronicles a group of individuals searching for profitable items in abandoned storage lockers, has reportedly made a decision to part ways with the network. According to a report from Radar Online, Weiss has already filmed a secret farewell episode following allegations that the show is unauthentic.

“They haven’t announced he’s leaving yet, but as of right now he is not coming back for season five,” a source close to the show confirmed, claiming profitable products found by Weiss on the program were all planted by producers. “Barry doesn’t even pay for the lockers he buys, the production company does.”

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: barryweiss; sourcetitlenoturl; storagewars

1 posted on 06/26/2013 2:23:14 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Oh great, another crisis to distract us from Obama’s real shenanigans.


2 posted on 06/26/2013 2:26:16 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: lowbridge

Good. He is my least favorite person on the show.


3 posted on 06/26/2013 2:26:52 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: lowbridge; Revolting cat!

I didn’t know that the opening of Al Capone’s vault had been turned into an on going series.


4 posted on 06/26/2013 2:26:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge

Watching people bid on storage lockers is dumb enough already.

Watching them bid on fake ones is just loony.


5 posted on 06/26/2013 2:27:05 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: lowbridge

OMG! What will people do for mindless entertainment now! Oh yeah there is no limit to the mindless programing provided, so as to limit intelligent thought.


6 posted on 06/26/2013 2:27:13 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Ah yes! Geraldo’s moment of greatest triumph.


7 posted on 06/26/2013 2:27:57 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: lowbridge

This BS is what the MSM will run first tonight.

We are left to relying on the British News services to keep us informed.

Thanks idiots. Keep it going and you can all live in Chicago style housing.


8 posted on 06/26/2013 2:29:10 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: lowbridge

Guess if they just tracked real buyers, exploring real lockers the show would get boring fast. But I always assumed they were using their own money at risk.

I imagine the same on Pawnstars. There’s an interesting item on the shelf, the original seller is located (or actor hired), then they pretend to “walk through the door” with the item. The appraisers are interesting characters. I’ve been in the store several times and evacuated out when the producers needed to film a scene.


9 posted on 06/26/2013 2:30:59 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: lowbridge

>>>They haven’t announced he’s leaving yet, but as of right now he is not coming back for season five,” a source close to the show confirmed, claiming profitable products found by Weiss on the program were all planted by producers. “Barry doesn’t even pay for the lockers he buys, the production company does.”<<<

I can deal with that, but please don’t tell me they write all his puns for him.


10 posted on 06/26/2013 2:31:21 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: lowbridge

Barry is 54???

I thought he was in his 70’s.

The show spawned a bunch of other auction shows all of them are BS. Just like the Pawn Stars and Swamp men.


11 posted on 06/26/2013 2:32:15 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: seanmerc

I thought Jerry’s greatest triumph was getting hit in the nose by a flying chair in a melee with a neoNazi.


12 posted on 06/26/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Venturer

He’s at least 64


13 posted on 06/26/2013 2:33:52 PM PDT by babble-on
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To: Mastador1
OMG! What will people do for mindless entertainment now!

Watch Geraldo?

14 posted on 06/26/2013 2:34:51 PM PDT by South40
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To: lowbridge

I must say that this is the most disturbing news since reading of the Bengazi and the IRS scandalous behavior on the part of the central socialist government.

Zounds!


15 posted on 06/26/2013 2:36:48 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: lowbridge

There is no such thing as reality TV. Not even the news.


16 posted on 06/26/2013 2:37:33 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: lowbridge
OMG, a TV show was fake! Unheard of! Unthinkable!
What will they expose next? Wrestling?

Fact about TV shows: They're shows. They're entertainment (or try to be). Fact about reality shows: They're not about reality.

17 posted on 06/26/2013 2:38:54 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: a fool in paradise; seanmerc

My favorite was when Charlie Manson scared the crap out of him during an interview (in prison).


18 posted on 06/26/2013 2:39:48 PM PDT by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: lowbridge

I stopped watching when I found out that it was all fake................


19 posted on 06/26/2013 2:41:39 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: lowbridge
I thought I read where Barry was going to host his own show on another network next year. I like Barry (he does seem a bit queer) but he would piss me off when he used to just start trashing the contents, once he made another bad buy.

Sure the show is fake to an extent. Brandi says it's real though, and who am I to argue with those....er her?


20 posted on 06/26/2013 2:43:21 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: lowbridge

Have you seen the new cast members? I think their new meme is “large breasted women bidding on storage lockers”.


21 posted on 06/26/2013 2:43:33 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: BitWielder1

Dave Hester has standing to sue Storage Wars but none of us has standing to sue over DOMA.

Think about that.


22 posted on 06/26/2013 2:44:41 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Red Badger
I found out that it was all fake................

Brandi is fake? Oh no!

23 posted on 06/26/2013 2:45:22 PM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: babble-on

I just did a Wiki search, and there’s another Barry Weiss in the muzac industry who’s 54......I’m guessing that’s where the author (probably) erroneously pegged his age.


24 posted on 06/26/2013 2:46:15 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: sima_yi

Speaking of which, maybe Geraldo could get a quote on how Manson feels about the war in Iraq and Afganistan, the hope for the Arab Spring to be a success, or the dangers by man poisoning the planet and causing horrific climate change.


25 posted on 06/26/2013 2:47:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge
He's a "look at me, look at me" buffoon anyhow.

Now if Brandy leaves, then that's something bad happening.

26 posted on 06/26/2013 2:47:41 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: lowbridge

really?


27 posted on 06/26/2013 2:48:55 PM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: lowbridge

“Barry Weiss, 54”

He’s lived a hard life. I could of sworn he was 70.


28 posted on 06/26/2013 2:52:44 PM PDT by Rebelbase (1929-1950's, 20+years for full recovery. How long this time?)
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To: South40

Sorry, I said mindless, not mind numbing.


29 posted on 06/26/2013 2:53:16 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Mastador1

lol!


30 posted on 06/26/2013 2:54:24 PM PDT by South40
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To: lowbridge

Really? People actually believe this was not staged??


31 posted on 06/26/2013 2:57:59 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: lowbridge

Barry has to be at least 70!


32 posted on 06/26/2013 3:24:13 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 The land of entitlement for the 51% crowd.)
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To: lowbridge
Barry Weiss, 54

Right......!!!

If Barry is 54 years old...I'm Barack Obama...

33 posted on 06/26/2013 3:25:27 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: FlJoePa
What's Brandi doing with that gangsta wannabe loser?


34 posted on 06/26/2013 3:28:02 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

she’s gonna rupture a boob


35 posted on 06/26/2013 3:28:57 PM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: lowbridge

Old article on where his money comes from;

http://starcasm.net/archives/136005


36 posted on 06/26/2013 3:30:42 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: lowbridge
Was originally intended for the show to reveal how the units became available but in most cases the original owner either died or their story was too sad. I can imagine if they suffered due to Obama and couldn't pay their bill then the show decided that would PO the left and it would be better for them not to air it.
37 posted on 06/26/2013 3:38:19 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: lowbridge
If everyone would leave it would a real improvement. Even a half hour of staring at closed doors would be an improvement.
38 posted on 06/26/2013 3:42:17 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: lowbridge

As far as I’m concerned listening to Barry and looking at Brandy is the only two reasons to watch the show.


39 posted on 06/26/2013 3:58:29 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: lowbridge
Where's that one with the towing company.That was awesome.That fat chick with all the tattoos and piercings...
40 posted on 06/26/2013 4:17:32 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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