July 24, 2024


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Food Network gets rid of season of cooking show after winner arrested in kid’s loss of life

a man looking at the camera: A booking photo of Ariel Robinson, who has been charged with homicide by child abuse. (Simpsonville Police Department)

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A scheduling picture of Ariel Robinson, who has been charged with murder by little one abuse. (Simpsonville Police Division)

The Food items Community has pulled the 20th period of the competition display “Worst Cooks in The us” immediately after its winner was arrested in the death of a baby.

South Carolina authorities charged Ariel Robinson, 29, and Jerry Robinson, 34, past 7 days with homicide by kid abuse in the death of their 3-year-previous adopted daughter, Victoria Smith, Deadline documented Saturday. In accordance to Deadline, the cooking channel has eliminated Period 20 of “Worst Cooks in America,” which saw Ariel Robinson acquire household the top rated prize, from quite a few platforms.

The year, which ran very last summer months, is no for a longer time readily available to stream on the Discovery+, Hulu or YouTube. And episode recaps for Season 20 of the series, which sees a group of “kitchen area disasters” compete for a $25,000 funds reward above quite a few months, have also been scrubbed from the Food items Network site.


For every a press launch South Carolina’s Simpsonville Law enforcement Office furnished to The Instances on Monday, a younger target was admitted to Prisma Health Richland Clinic and pronounced dead previously this month immediately after authorities located the child unresponsive. Investigators later on concluded that “the victim’s dying was the immediate end result of bodily abuse.”

Both of those Ariel Robinson and Jerry Robinson are getting held without the need of bond at the Greenville County Detention Heart. If convicted, the Robinsons could experience sentences of 20 several years up to lifetime in prison.

A rep for the Food Network did not react to The Times’ request for comment.

This story initially appeared in Los Angeles Instances.

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