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Lakers Star Jordan Hill

Forced to Attend Murder

Case ... For Reality TV!

7/24/2012 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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L.A. Lakers stud Jordan Hill showed up to a Texas courthouse today to face a judge in his assault case ... instead, he got a front row seat to a TV reality show about a murder trial.

Here's the deal ... 24-year-old Hill appeared at Harris County Criminal Justice Center to be arraigned for allegedly attacking his girlfriend back in February. 

The hearing happened to be taking place in the same courtroom where A&E producers were taping an episode of "The First 48" ... a reality show about on-going homicide investigations.

In fact, there was a sign posted outside of the courtroom warning people that they were entering a "filming area."

Since Hill's case was set to go AFTER the murder trial proceedings, the NBA star had to sit and wait until that case wrapped up.

Turns out, the taping was the most interesting part of Hill's day -- the judge pushed his arraignment to August. 9th.

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14 COMMENTS

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UNLEVINED HARVEY    

the first 48 is the best show on tv

800 days ago
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MrHarrybawls2010    

What about Fred Willard? Has he held a press conference yet with Gloria Allred by his side?

800 days ago
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mcf    

Lakers Stud? Really? calling a man that allegedly attack his girlfiend A STUD? - SMMFH

800 days ago
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MrHarrybawls2010    

Sir, I would have to disagree. The Steve Wilkos Show is much more intellectually stimulating. I hope in the near future Steve joins the cast of 60 Minutes..

800 days ago
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KnuckleDragger    

"By entering the location you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded. and to any use, in any and all media, throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever."


I saw that exact same thing posted outside a BP gas station ladies room.

800 days ago
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Bridget    

Ahh, the first 48 freaks me out. When they show the dead bodys all I can think of is ...Wow that poor person woke up that day having no idea their dead body was going to be filmed to be broadcast on television.


It's kinda like when they have health stuff on tv and they show someones brain or liver or heart. Was the person aware when they donated their body to science that a doctor was going to be critiquing their liver on national television, lol.

800 days ago
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Donna    

"Throughout the universe?" Are they broadcasting on other planets and galaxies and the rest of us peons were unaware of this?

800 days ago
8.

Joey    

STAR AND STUD ARE NOT WORDS THAT SHOULD BE USED TO DESCRIBE JONAH HILL, MORE LIKE OFF THE BENCH GUY THAT ISN'T THAT GOOD

800 days ago
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marymac    

Another Laker thug. Violence against women or anyone else shouldn't be tolerated by an elite professional sports team. Seriously, wth.

800 days ago
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Muppet    

Now that would be an interesting day in court. I find the first 48 a fabulous show to watch.

800 days ago
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1    

Filming people against their consent in the privacy of their homes is illegal. Furthermore, someone knowing that this is being done, but does not inform the person or people concerned, even though they are a "friend"of the victim concerned, are guilty in every sense of the word. It may not hold up in court, but they should not be surprised if they get gunned down at some stage in their pathetic lives. I may be a Christian, but one who would be willing to assume responsibility before God, as I believe in justice. RIP.

800 days ago
12.

LDB    

SAY WHAT?!

800 days ago
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Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

I'm pretty sure that it's unconstitutional to make a person choose between contempt of court and being forced to consent to getting filmed for a dumbass "reality" show that is in no way journalistic or informing the public against his will. "The First 48..." is an entertainment program, not a news program. Even s***back wife- / girlfriend-beaters have rights.


I'm all for burying the National Felon League and televising matches of prison inmate teams instead, BTW.

800 days ago

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