‘Killer Karaoke’ Co-Host Tara Beaulieu Defends the Game Show: ‘We Don’t Hurt Animals’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Tru TV’s Killer Karaoke puts contestants in the most dangerous situations with all sorts of animals – snakes and skunks to name a few – while getting them to sing a song. But recently multiple petitions have indicated the reality show is responsible for hurting animals, specifically pet snakes, during its crazy segments.
She continued, “I am passionate about the correct treatment of animals and if I had seen anything to do with what has been alleged, I would have quit the show. Bottom line is, it never happened.”
Change.org and thepetitionsite.com have been supported by a Facebook page. They accuse the show of harming the non-acquatic snakes by submerging them in frigid water and subjecting them to the contestant’s thrashing.
“Animals were more safe than we were, actually,” clarified the Australian model and actress. “I fractured my hand while
Beaulieu injured her hand on the first day of filming when protecting a contestant from falling, after the contestant had jumped back when putting her head in a skunk-filled tank.
“I didn’t tell the production staff because I didn’t want to get fired,” said the 28-year-old who has also acted as Lindsay Lohan’s double on Glee. “I’m pretty tough. I have broken bones before, so a hand fracture was nothing!”
Killer Karaoke airs Fridays at 9 PM on Tru TV.
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