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Persian Woman

Settles Lawsuit

Against 'Shahs of Sunset'

3/6/2012 11:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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A Persian woman who filed a lawsuit, claiming she was forced against her will to play the role of a bad girl on the new show "Shahs of Sunset" has settled her beef -- but we've learned she's walking away with a big fat nothing.

Sources connected with the dispute tell TMZ ... under the terms of the confidential settlement, producers have agreed to cut Kathy Salem out of the premiere episode of the Ryan Seacrest-produced show, which airs Sunday on Bravo.

According to the suit, Kathy claims she was verbally abused at a fancy Hollywood Hills party and then attacked by a gaggle of Persians, one of whom tried to rip her top off.

But here's the deal ... We're told producers didn't like her storyline anyway, so she wasn't going to make the cut.  We beg to differ -- the storyline sounds kind of awesome to us.

And, we're told, Kathy got zilch by way of money.

As for the show, we hear it's epic.

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sparced    

the show is epically bad or epically lame?

909 days ago
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Jay W.     

"As for the show, we hear it's epic."


A Ryan Seacrest production epic?

909 days ago
3.

NobodySpecial    

Persian = Iranian

But "Iranian" doesnt sell well in the USA.

909 days ago
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Christina G.    

Oh Lord, the end must be near. And what the heck is a Persian? I thought it was a cat.

909 days ago
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aquahenderson@gmail.com    

Persians really???? Aren't they really Iranians?
What a joke.

909 days ago
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awards    

Yikes! Do they hire those women by the pound? Is Persia where the Ayatollahs build the you know whats?

909 days ago
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XYZ    

Oh, Seacrest. When will you retire from your lame productions?!

909 days ago
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northern gypsy    

really...i live in a neighbourhood which is populated with alot of persian and have found it's all good if your persian...nothing "epic" if your not!!!

909 days ago
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Straight Talkin Texan    

The storyline about physically and/or sexually assaulting a woman sounds "awesome" to you??? If so, get help for yourself...fast!

909 days ago
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justpoor    

Another lame and loser production by loser Seacrest. BOYCOTT him and E and they will all go away. Maybe he should think about doing a sex porn tape with his little doll Kimmie. Man, could this guy ever do a decent show in his life.

909 days ago
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TMZISAPIECEOFSHIT    

Honey, it does not matter what you think they made you look like, nobody will be watching anyways.

909 days ago
12.

GermanBanana    

I'm German, but that doesn't sound good given our current political state so I am just going to refer to myself as "Prussian".

909 days ago
13.

sav    

Persia DOES NOT EXIST ANYMORE.... You are either Armenian or Iranian or Afghani or whatever is left after the empire fell, over 2000 years ago!! YOU ARE NOT PERSIAN, NONE of the IDIOTS in GLENDALE are Persian. Basically if you say you are Persian you are covering up where your family is really from. Fess up and be proud of who you REALLY ARE. Happy Tuesday ;-)

909 days ago
14.

Jim    

Bet they have fatwa.

909 days ago
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Majestik    

Hey Seacrest, what's next. Chicks of Chinatown?

Geez....

909 days ago
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